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Capuchin sweet orange

Capuchina, Capucin
Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck RUTACEAE

CRC 3245
PI 539607 


Source

Received as budwood from Ted Frolich, UCLA Variety Collection, 1960.


Parentage/origins

Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside

January to March


Notes and observations

2/8/1988, EMN: Fruit is a typical seedy sweet orange. 


Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967)

"This Spanish variety produces a medium-small, oblong to oval fruit of low seed content, very sweet flavor, and midseason maturity. Capuchina is still of local importance, primarily in the Orihuela district of Alicante Province, but it is no longer planted."


Availability

Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Capuchin sweet orange

 

 

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Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.
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