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Citradia

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Seedless citrange
« on: November 25, 2019, 07:30:16 PM »
Iím wondering if these two citranges got mixed up or switched names: the Benton looks bright orange and has seeds, but the citradia is yellow and seedless. The citradia that the grower showed me last year was bright orange, and Iím used to thinking citrus aurantium as being orange and the seeds in it being used for pectin. Does Benton citrange tend to be seedless and yellow, or are citradia fruit usually seedless?




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Re: Seedless citrange
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2019, 07:38:21 PM »
This is the citradia fruit from same tree last year.




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Re: Seedless citrange
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2019, 03:02:56 PM »
Benton is frequently used as a rootstock for lemons.  One of the requirements for a commercial rootstock variety is that the fruit produce adequate amount of seeds.

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Re: Seedless citrange
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2019, 08:15:35 PM »
Maybe the yellow fruit is just small and unhealthy so it didnít make seeds.

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Re: Seedless citrange
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2019, 03:17:38 AM »
My Citrandarin Poncirus x Changsha Mandarin HRS899 Seeedling (means F1-Generation of HRS 899) do not create seeds on unpollinated fruits. Those fruits ware growing smaller than fruits of pollinated flowers which contains seeds.
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