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Hongjian sweet orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE


CRC 4124

PI 654907

VI 671


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from H-J Su, National Taiwan University, 2003.


Parentage/origins: Reported to be a seedling selection of 'Gailiancheng' sweet orange.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

2006, RRK: Seedling selection (1971) of 'Gailiangcheng' made at Hongjiang State Farm, Guangdong, PRC. 'Hongjiang' is one of the major cultivars in western Guangdong Province, PRC. It has an orange-red peel and red pulp and ripens in December.


Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Hongjian sweet orange


Zhong, Proc Int Citrus Symp, Guangzhou, PRC, Nov 1990, pp 149-154.



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