This variety, which forms the basis of the Washington Navel Orange group of navel oranges, has emerged as a result of natural mutation in Brazil. It was brought to Antalya Citrus Station from California in 1945 and spread to Turkey from there. The tree crown is round and medium in size.

The fruits have a uniform distribution on the tree. It is productive and generally does not show periodicity. The skin of the fruit is dark orange, slightly rough, of medium thin thickness. The skin is tightly attached to the fruit flesh. It is a variety suitable for storage and transportation.

The fruits are round and nearly round, with a core of varying size at the tip of the style. Fruit flesh is orange, crispy, aromatic and delicious. It is generally seedless. However, 1-2 seeds are rarely encountered. It is a mid-early variety. It ripens in late November-mid January. It is convenient to store and transport.

It is one of the very delicious standard table varieties of our country. There are types such as Parent Washington Navel, Atwood, Fisher and Thomson.

Origin : Brazil
Detection Year : 1886
Fruit Shell: dark orange, slightly rough, medium thin thickness
Fruit Flesh: Crisp, aromatic and delicious in orange color
Fruit Shape : Flat-round, slightly oval
Fruit Diameter: 65-70 mm
Fruit Weight: 160-165 gr
Flesh Bond of Shell: Medium
Amount of Urea: 45.91%
Amount of Cores: 0
Puffing : None
Ripening/Harvest Period: November/December/January
Periodic : Does not show

 


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*Measurements were made at Çukurova University Subtropical Fruits Research and Application Center and may vary depending on the climate.