Workman navel orange
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck
VI 348 (No longer available)
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, 1/15/2010, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from East Highlands Orange, Co. East Highlands, Calif., 1959.
Parentage/origins: Apparently derived from a bud sport.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
"Fruit similar to Washington, but rind thicker and rougher in texture; colors and matures considerably later. Holds on tree especially well with little loss in internal quality.
Availability: No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.
Citrograph, Dec. 1985, pp 31.
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