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