Citrus tangelo J.W. Ingram & H.E. Moore
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from from the UCR Breeding Program, 1990.
Parentage/origins: 'Imperial' grapefruit x 'Willowleaf' mandarin. Made by Howard Frost and introduced in 1940.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: November to January
Notes and observations:
Fruit small at Riverside, better sizes in hotter climates. Some possibility as a home fruit.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
Fruit medium-small, slightly oblate; color yellow; seedy. Rind comparatively smooth, thin and tightly adherent; axis solid. Flesh tender, juicy; flavor pleasantly sweet. Medium-early in maturity and loses quality if left on tree past maturity.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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