Citrus aurantium L.
Received as budwood from Murphy Oil Co. nursery, Whittier, CA, 1914.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
January to March
Notes and observations
12/1939, HJW: Selected as most typical and normal type of the sour orange. This in the rootstock experiment and elsewhere referred to as the Standard sour which becomes the variety name. Buds selected by Webber Mertz & Thomas.
12/24/1988, EMN: Fruit is a typical sour orange.
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USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Standard sour orange