Atalantia x Upavanskij Citrus sp. Hybridní citrus
'Atalantia x Upavanskij' is a cross of the genus Atalantia (close relative of the Citrus genus) and the orange variety 'Upavanskij'. It was brought to Central Europe by professor Mamporii from the fromer USSR. It is a very interesting plant with shrub-like habit. Young branches and shoots led to grow horizontally are extremely vigorous. 'Atalantia x Upavanskij' has numerous flowers that grow mainly in clusters of 4-5 and appear next to almost every leaf axil. Lots of flowers make this variety very decorative. Its fruit resembles tangerine fruit: it is 5cm long in diameter and has dark orange rind with almost no albedo. The pulp is orange as well and has pleasant, sweet, slightly sour flavor.