Thornton tangelo

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

CRC 2013
PI 539697


Received as budwood from the Date Gardens, Indio, CA, 1930.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

January to March

Notes and observations

4/1987, EMN: Medium sized orange fruit- rough & ugly, tart flavor, moderately seedy.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Thornton tangelo



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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