Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE
Received as budwood through the CCPP, initially donated from the USDA-ARS Whitemore Foundation Farm Collection, Leesburg, FL, 1999
A selection from an open pollinated seedling of 'Sanford Mediterranean' sweet orange at WWF, CJ Hearn, 1976.
Rootstocks of accession
Season of ripeness at Riverside
Notes and observations
RRK: "'Gardner' is a mid-season orange with slightly higher TSS and better color than 'Hamlin'. It may be processed between 'Hamlin' and 'Valencia' and also used as a fresh fruit. (USDA release notice) See material on file for results of disease testing and other information. "
Not commercially available in California.