Dream navel orange
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 1/28/2010, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as seed from Phillip Reece, USDA, Orlando, Florida (2-10-7), 1960.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Open pollinated seedling.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
"Fruit medium-sized, subglobose to spherical; navel medium to medium-large; rind smooth, well-colored, and of medium thickness. Flesh texture moderately soft; flavor rich and sweet (less acid than most navels). Early in maturity and in Florida holds on tree better than most navels without loss of internal quality.
Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.
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