Cutter nucellar Valencia orange
Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck
Photos by Toni Siebert, CVC, 4/11/2008. Photo rights. C-35 left, Carrizo right, 25 year old trees.
Source: Received as seed from Riverside, Ca, date unknown.
Parentage/origins: Seed obtained from orchard on 8th Street & Iowa Avenue
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: March to July
Notes and observations:
11/1989, EMN: A typical Valencia. At Lindcove has had fewer fruit chimeras than Olinda.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
"This California nucellar seedling was derived about 1935 by H. S. Fawcett of the Citrus Research Center, Riverside, from an outstanding old Valencia tree in the J. C. Cutter orchard at Riverside. This seedling budline was released in 1957 and is currently popular. Cutter is exceptionally vigorous and thorny and somewhat slow to come into bearing."
Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.
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