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Bessie sweet orange (CRC 245)

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE


CRC 245

PI 539594


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


Source: Received as budwood from Dr. Fawcett's #70, Florida collection, 1914.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

2/08/1988, EMN: A typical mid-season, seedy sweet orange. This and CRC 1693 appear alike.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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