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Early tangelo

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

CRC 2560

PI 600633


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


Source: Received as budwood from the CPB, 1934.


Parentage/origins: Bowen grapefruit x tangerine. Cross was made in 1911 by F. W. Savage---R.K. Soost (12/1979)


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

May also have been called Webber Early but was never released.

EMN, 4/1987: Medium size, globose, medium deep orange rind color. Most fruit is on the ground now. Orange flesh, moderately seedy, still tart.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Early tangelo



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