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Star sweet orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE


CRC 366

PI 539615

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


Source: Received as budwood from Dr. Fawcett's #58, from Mr. Soar's nursery, Miami, Fla., 1914.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March


Notes and observations:

Not good at Miami, large coarse fruit. Said to be excellent farther north in Florida.

2/08/1988, EMN: Compact tree. A fairly large orange. Rough, poorly colored rind, seedy, good flavor, mid-season.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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