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Sanguinello a Pignu blood orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck


CRC 3829

PI 539553

VI 265




Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 3/17/2010, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from USDCS, Indio, CA, via CCPP, 1965.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January


Notes and observations:

EMN, 3/23/1987: Similar to Vaccaro (CRC 3242) except that flecks of blood are more frequent and more distributed throughout pulp. Not a highly pigmented blood orange.

EMN, 2/4/1988: Like a sweet orange in flavor, seeds few to moderate in number. See blood orange comparison chart on back of CRC 3152 accession card.


Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.

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