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Sexton tangelo

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


CRC 2543

PI 539699



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


Source: Received as seed from Sexton place, Vero Beach, Florida, 1932.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

Florida Webber-Fawcett #7. Seed of a vigorous USDA seedling tangelo growing on the Sexton place. Collected by Dr. Webber and planted in CRC greenhouse.

EMN, 1/20/1989: Light crop, all on ground already.

EMN, 12/14/1989: A medium-large tangelo. Lemon yellow, somewhat rough rind. Too tart for my taste.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Sexton tangelo







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