Citrus aurantium L.
Received as seed collected by Dr. H. J. Webber from bittersweet orange tree on edge of Dummett Grove on North end of Merritts Island, Florida, 1932.
Parents unknown. Open-pollinated seedling.
Rootstocks of accession
Yuma Ponderosa lemon
Season of ripeness at Riverside
January to March
Notes and observations
1/26/1990, EMN: Heavy crop both trees. Fruit appears to be a typical sour orange, but flavor is bittersweet.
3/3/2008, DK &TS: Attractive medium-yellow orange fruits, pebbly rind, but flesh is bitter and sour, not a good flavor.
Not commercially available in California.