Konejime sour orange hybrid
Photos by David Karp, CVC, 2/11/2008. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from the Horticulture Research Station, Okitsu, Japan, via W.P. Bitters, 1966. Open pollinated seedling.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March
Notes and observations:
1986, EMN: This accession may be same as Tosu. A vigorous grower; to be tried as a rootstock. This accession was heat treated about 1975 for moving out of tristeza quarantine to Lindcove.
3/1987, EMN: Fruit appears virtually identical with CRC 3607 (Tosu).
2/11/2008 (OB, TW and DK): Similar to Tosu, although Konejime fruit seems a little rounder, and Tosu flatter.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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