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Indio mandarinquat

X Citrofortunella sp.

CRC 3759

PI 539726

VI 335

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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

Bibliography:

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


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