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Unnamed kumquat hybrid

Fortunella hybrid

CRC 1044

PI 539725

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

  

Source: Received as seed from the USDA in 1916.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Cleopatra mandarin

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Year round

Season of flowering at Riverside: April to July

Notes and observations:

EMN, 1/20/1989: Similar to Nippon orangequat (CRC 3360), ie: Attractive tree with many orange fruits; BUT: fruit is smaller than Nippon orangequat, not as "cute" in shape as Indio mandarinquat (CRC 3759), and flavor is awful, both bitter and sour.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Unnamed kumquat hybrid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

                                                              

 



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