Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE
Received as a seedling of CRC #3276, 1966.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
January to March
Notes and observations
2/8/1988, EMN: Orange de Nice is listed in TCI as an acidless orange. Our accession is NOT an acidless orange. It is a typical seedy sweet orange of medium-early maturity.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967)
"This sugar orange, a variety of the French Riviera, is so similar to the Succari of Egypt and Meski of Tunisia as to be indistinguishable to the writer."
Not commercially available in California.