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Altoona tangor

Citrus reticulata Blanco

CRC 2792

PI 149464

 

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

 

Source: Received as budwood from from Glenn Dale, Maryland, 1945.

 

Parentage/origins: Cross made in 1911 by F.W. Savage at Eustis, Florida. Satsuma X Ruby orange per note from D. Hutchinson 12/3/79 to R.K. Soost.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

 

Notes and observations:

This accession was carried on the records as a tangelo; it is apparently a tangor. Note by R.K. Soost (12/3/79) states: CPB-52031-C-2, cross made in 1911 by F.W. Savage at Eustis, Florida. Satsuma X Ruby orange per note from D. Hutchinson 12/3/79 to R.K. Soost. This accession had psorosis which was removed by thermotherapy (Thermo 1202-11)--EMN 1986. 4/87- Large fruit, slightly oblate, medium deep orange, peels & sections readily, orange flesh, moderately seedy, tart flavor.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Altoona tangor

 





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