Citrus tangelo J.W. Ingram & H.E. Moore
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from CPB, 1934.
Parentage/origins: Yalaha is a Duncan grapefruit-Dancy tangerine hybrid made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Florida in 1911 and introduced in 1931.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: February to March
Notes and observations:
EMN, 4/1987: Small fruit with very heavy crop on trees. Medium orange rind color, orange flesh, too tart even though many fruit have dropped, very seedy.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
Fruit medium-sized, oblate; base slightly depressed and somewhat furrowed; orange-colored; seedy; Rind [sic] pebbled and somewhat rough, medium-thick, slightly adherent; axis large and hollow. Flesh color pale orange; tender, juicy; flavor sprightly subacid. Late in maturity.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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