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Pehrson Valencia #3 orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck

CRC 4196

VI 749


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


Source: Received as budwood from the CCPP in 2008. Ed Nauer collected the budwood for this particular selection in 1980 that was then delivered to CCPP when Christiansen Ranch was removed.

Parentage/origin: A bud selection of Valencia made by John Pehrson between 1950-1960.


Rootstocks of accession: Troyer citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: February to April


Notes and observations:

This is one of a group of 8 valencia clones selected by University of California Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus John Pehrson in the 1950's or 1960's. These were included in the Valencia Strain Trial established a the UC Lindcove Field Station. This accession and Pehrson #4 were selected as being the most promising. For more information on the history of this accession, please see notes taken in 2006 by John Bash and a personal communication from 2009 from John Pehrson to Tracy Kahn. (RR Krueger, 10/03/2009)

Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. Click here to order budwood.


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