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Orbon lemon hybrid

Citrus hybrid

CRC 4140

 

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.  Photo rights.  

 

Source: Received as budwood from the UCR Breeding Program, 2002.

 

Parentage/origins: 'Orbon' resulted from "pollination of the 'Lisbon' lemon by a variety of blood orange" by HB Frost at the CES, Riverside, in the early decades of the 20th century (Frost, 1948, p 899). .

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, Citrus macrophylla

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.

 

Notes and observations:

'Orbon' resulted from "pollination of the 'Lisbon' lemon by a variety of blood orange" by HB Frost at the CES, Riverside, in the early decades of the 20th century (Frost, 1948, p 899). Budwood collected from UCR Breedling Block. CRC 6A-08-07. Field tree planted 1968-1969; more information on bud source not known. 

Frost, HB. 1948. Genetics and breeding. The Citrus Industry. Vol I. Univ California Press, Berkeley, California. Pp 817-913

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Orbon lemon hybrid

 

 

 

 



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