Argentina sweet orange

Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE

CRC 2802 
PI 539598



Received as seed from the Santa Ana Mission, North Argentina, 1940.


Parents unknown. 

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

January to March

Notes and observations

WPB: Fawcett #703-- Seeds from same missions only a few seeds germinated from 1/2 pint or more of seeds. A number of these seedlings were growing in Field 21 nursery. Several were selected as A,B,C,E,F,G,& H and were propagated. Fawcett #703 A to H, sweet seeds from Santa Ana Mission, Argentina, said to be 100 years old or more. Eight good seedlings germinated and became good trees. Two each budded on sweet orange stock 5/22/44. 

2/8/1988, EMN: This is a typical seedy, mid-season sweet orange.


Not commercially available in California. 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Argentina sweet orange



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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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