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Dweet tangor

Citrus reticulata Blanco


CRC 3018

PI 539240

VI 412



Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, 1/15/2010, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from the UCR Breeding Program.


Parentage/origins: Mediterranean Sweet orange and Dancy tangerine parentage.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: December to January


Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):

"Fruit medium-large, reddish-orange, globose to oblate-necked, and moderately pebbled.  Rind peels poorly and tends to puff.  Seedy, very juicy, and of rich flavor.  Matures late.  Does not hold well on tree, but good for home use.
      The Dweet tangor, currently on trial in Califomia, is of Mediterranean Sweet orange and Dancy tangerine parentage.  This synthetic tangor resulted from the breeding experiments of H. B. Frost of the University of California Citrus Research Center, Riverside.  It was selected in 1930 and introduced in 1950.

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

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Dweet tangor


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