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Sunshine tangelo

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

CRC 2788

PI 149430


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


Source: Received as seed from Glenn Dale, Maryland, 1954.


Parentage/origins: It is a hybrid of Duncan grapefruit and Dancy mandarin.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

EMN, 4/1987: Sunshine in a large fruit with yellow to medium orange rind color, not an attractive fruit, does not peel & section readily, orange flesh, tart flavor.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Sunshine tangelo








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