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Citrus ID

 

Early Pride

 

Synonyms

 

None

Cultivar or taxon

 

(Citrus reticulata Blanco X Citrus x aurantium L., pro sp. [Tangelo Group] ) X Citrus x aurantium L., pro sp. [Tangor Group] (sensu Mabberley 1997, 2004); (Citrus reticulata Blanco X (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus paradisi Macfad.)) X (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967); (Citrus reticulata Blanco X (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus paradisi Macfad.)) X Citrus temple hort. ex Yu. Tanaka (sensu Hodgson 1967); ('Clementine' x 'Orlando') X 'Temple' (sec. NPGS/GRIN 2010)

Origin

 

The Chiefland Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following notes on the cultivar (clone DPI-846-122): "A USDA selection, released for evaluation in 2009. Originates from Fallglo budwood that Dr. Jack Hearn had irradiated in 1991....Origin: USDA FF-10B-8-29. Must have contract with NVDMC to propagate."

Description

 

Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First-year twig surface glabrous; second- or third-year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Petiole glabrous, length medium; wings narrow, adjoining the blade. Leaflets one, margin bluntly toothed, shade leaflet blades weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly conduplicate. Scent of crushed leaflets mandarin-like. Fruit broader than long, as broad as long, or longer than broad; rind yellow-orange (11), orange (12), or red-orange (13); rind texture smooth (1-3), slightly rough (4-5), or medium rough (6-7); firmness leathery; navel absent; flesh orange; taste acidic-sweet.

The Chiefland Budwood Facility (2010) provided the following additional notes on the cultivar (clone DPI-846-122): "Identical to Fallglo except seedless (0-4 seeds) and slightly smaller sized fruit. Mid-October maturity [through] mid-November."

References

 

Chiefland Budwood Facility. 2010. 2010 Annual report July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010. Bureau of Citrus Budwood Registration, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Winter Haven.

Hodgson, R.W. 1967. Horticultural varieties of Citrus. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry, rev. University of California Press. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter4.html.

Mabberley, D.J. 1997. A classification for edible Citrus (Rutaceae). Telopea 7: 167–172.

Mabberley, D.J. 2004. Citrus (Rutaceae): A review of recent advances in etymology, systematics and medical applications. Blumea 49: 481–498.

Swingle, W.T. and P.C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry. Ed. 2. Vol. I. University of California, Riverside. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html.

Resources

 

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