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Boukhobza sweet orange
Maltaise Boukhobza

Maltaise sanguine Boukhobza

Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck

CRC 4156

PI 658351

VI 719


Photos by Toni Siebert, Lindcove, Ca,  12/13/2007. Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from L'Ariana, Tunisia, 2006.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

12/2006, RRK:  According to the SRA website, the place of origin is Jardin Boukhobza, La Soukra. Seedling selection of 'Maltaise Sanguine' (information from SRA-San Giuliano website. It was selected for introduction to the US on a visit to Corsica associated with the 1997 ISCN conference.

12/13/2007, RRK & TS: During walk thru at Lindcove Field Station on 12/13/2007, we saw that Boukhobza had a reddish blush on the rind and a slight pigmentation indicating that this is a varient of Maltaise Sanguine.


Availability:  Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Boukhobza sweet orange


Saunt, J. 2000. Citrus Varieties of the World. Sinclair International.





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