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Seedless Valencia orange

Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck


CRC 2776

PI 593657



Photos by Toni Siebert, CVC,  4/11/2008. Photo rights. C-35 left, Carrizo right, 25 year old trees.


Source: Received as budwood from Buds from tree east of Director's residence, Riverside, Ca, 1942.


Parentage/origins: Buds were furnished by Dr. Batchelor.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: March to July


Notes and observations:

10/28/1942: Budded to Koethen sweet seedlings in Field 21

1986, EMN: This accession had exocortis, removed by shoot tip grafting .

6/1989, EMN: Fruit compared with Olinda Valencia: This fruit is not seedless; seems to have about half as many seeds as Olinda. Fruit is slightly larger, coarser, and more elongate than Olinda this season- this may be a light crop effect.

4/11/2008, DK & TS: The few fruits that were selected were seedless. The rind is pebbly and the fruit is more elongate than a typical Valencia. Fruits seem to cluster on the tree.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Seedless Valencia orange



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