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Bey navel orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck


CRC 3406

PI 262348



Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 1/28/2010, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as seed from John Carpenter, USDCS, Indio CA, 1960.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Open pollinated seedling.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January


Notes and observations:

EMN, 2/12/1988: Fruit has 3 or 4 seeds each. To be used for breeding purposes. Bou Rouhains-Alger navel or orange du Bay. From Souelah citrus collection near Marrakech, Morocco. Vigorous, upright trees; many fruit already on ground. Most fruits have very small external navel structure. Usually 1 or 2 seeds per fruit. Typical navel flavor.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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