Mor (Moria cv.) low seeded mandarin

Patented Israeli variety, irradiated low seeded Murcott mandarin.
ANFIC-mandarin-mor

Comments

Claimed to have improved features to Murcott. Excellent market potential.
Low seeded, easy peel, irradiated Murcott. Tree growth is similar to standard Murcott. Seed counts are generally <5 and therefore it is recommended planting this variety in areas where there is low cross pollination. No detriment or leaf drop from high nutrition program.

Commercial or trial status

Grown under Australia's Citrus Mandarin Program

Brix

14.7° Brix,

Maturity

Harvest July to August. Maturity period and cultural practices are similar to the standard Murcott.

Cropping

Trees cropped from third year.

Fruit

May have up to 5 seeds, but usually seedless.

Fruit size

Fruit weight 97g. Average diameter 61mm.

Fruit shape

Murcoyy shape

Skin

Smooth, yellow/orange. Easier peel than Murcott with an extremely thin rind (average 2.3mm).

Flesh

High juice content, 54% juice. Acid 1.3%, Brix/acid ratio 12.3.

Flavour

Exceptional rich sweet flavour.

Vigour

Medium

Plant and rootstock performance

Troya and Carizzo Citrange rootstocks recommended