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Yalaha tangelo

Citrus tangelo J.W. Ingram & H.E. Moore

 

CRC 2559

PI 539700

 

 

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

 

Source: Received as budwood from CPB, 1934.

 

Parentage/origins: Yalaha is a Duncan grapefruit-Dancy tangerine hybrid made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Florida in 1911 and introduced in 1931.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: February to March

 

Notes and observations:

EMN, 4/1987: Small fruit with very heavy crop on trees. Medium orange rind color, orange flesh, too tart even though many fruit have dropped, very seedy.

Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):

Fruit medium-sized, oblate; base slightly depressed and somewhat furrowed; orange-colored; seedy; Rind [sic] pebbled and somewhat rough, medium-thick, slightly adherent; axis large and hollow.  Flesh color pale orange; tender, juicy; flavor sprightly subacid.  Late in maturity.
      Tree vigorous and productive; leaves oval-shaped and pointed, resembling sweet orange.
      Yalaha is a Duncan grapefruit-Dancy tangerine hybrid made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Florida in 1911 and introduced in 1931.  The variety has not achieved importance. 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Yalaha tangelo

 

 

 

 

 






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