Citrus tangelo J.W. Ingram & H.E. Moore
Received as budwood from Spain via CCPP, 2011.
A cross between 'Avana' mandarin and 'Duncan' grapefruit.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
November to January
Notes and observations
Used as an indicator plant. Mapo is a cross between "Avana" mandarin and grapefruit, "Duncan", very early. Its fruits have a thin skin that is mostly green even when fully ripe. The flesh is yellow-orange uniform, has a pleasantly sour/bitter taste with some notes of mandarin. It 'a tree of medium strong vigor, an expanded globose, rounded, with branches that tend to bend down and showing spines only on the most vigorous. From this fruit is produced Mapo. Mapo liquor produced by the Campari Group, also known for its commercials. Information from agraria.org, Campari group, and spotlandia.com
Not commercially available in California.