Nova Tangelo
Sea lavender in bloom. Figure 7 from Sea Lavender (Heliotropium gnaphalodes L.): Identification and Uses: ENH1299/EP563




Citrus tangelo


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Futch, Stephen H., and L.K. Jackson. (2003) 2018. “Nova Tangelo: HS177/CH076, 4/2018”. EDIS 2018 (4). Gainesville, FL.


This document is about the Nova Tangelo. This is a hybrid of Clementine tangerine crossed with Orlando tangelo that was released in 1964 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is the same cross that produced the Robinson, Osceola and Lee tangerines.


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