Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
VI 159 (No longer available)
Received as budwood from Sunshine Ranch, San Fernando, CA, 1930.
Parents unknown. From George C. Cape, Van Nuys, CA. Tree was on Sunshine Ranch in San Fernando.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
October to November
Notes and observations
Flat oval shape, heavy crop. Green flesh, seedy. Very peculiar taste; sour but good. Medium, light yellow rind; medium-large fruit; slight pink tinge in albedo and central core.
No longer commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. 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.