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Dry navel orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck


CRC 3354

PI 539573



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


Source: Received as a live tree from a seedling grown from Navelencia seed.


Parentage/origins: Apparently derived from an open pollinated Navelencia orange.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January, but not edible.


Notes and observations:

EMN: This is a dry navel; inedible; virtually no juice at all. Dr. Bitters says that a number of seedlings grown from Navelencia seed all produced dry fruit like this.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Dry navel orange



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