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Indio mandarinquat

X Citrofortunella sp.

CRC 3759

PI 539726

VI 335

INDIOINDIOindio mandarinquat


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


Source: Received as budwood by John Carpenter, United States Date & Citrus Station, Indio, Ca, 1972.


Parentage/origins: VI spec sheet says this accession traces back to an open pollinated seedling from a large old Nagami tree at UCLA. Pollen parent unknown, EMN 5/87.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Year round

Season of flowering at Riverside:  June to September


Notes and observations:

EMN, 3/28/1988: Talked to John Carpenter on phone. He says USDCS 61-298 is Nagami seedling grown from Florida. Florida (Orlando) No. 2-24-6, F159.

EMN, 1/1989: This is scheduled for release to the industry for trial as an ornamental in 9/89. It needs a name. M. Roose suggests Indio mandarinquat; and, since no better names have come forth, that's what we will probably call it.


Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. Click here to order budwood.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Indio mandarinquat


"Indio Mandarinquat: A Kumquat-Tangerine Hybrid", by Alfred R. Leoblich III, Fruit Gardener, December 1994, pages 14-15.

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