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Sexton tangelo

Citrus tangelo J.W. Ingram & H.E. Moore

 

CRC 2543

PI 539699

 

 

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.  

 

Source: Received as seed from Sexton place, Vero Beach, Florida, 1932.

 

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

 

Notes and observations:

Florida Webber-Fawcett #7. Seed of a vigorous USDA seedling tangelo growing on the Sexton place. Collected by Dr. Webber and planted in CRC greenhouse.

EMN, 1/20/1989: Light crop, all on ground already.

EMN, 12/14/1989: A medium-large tangelo. Lemon yellow, somewhat rough rind. Too tart for my taste.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Sexton tangelo

 

 

 

 

 

 






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