Sanguinello a Pignu blood orange
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck
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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