Citrus spp., Fortunella spp., Poncirus spp. et hyb
Description du Fruit
Fruit characteristics are essentially identical to 'Marsh' with the exception of the pink flesh color. Sugar and acid levels may be lower than 'Marsh', but not meaningfully so. Fruit hold well on the tree, but flesh color fades as the season progresses.
Origine de la variété
Marsh Pink (Thompson) originated as a limb sport in a Marsh tree in an orchard owned by W. B. Thompson at Oneco, Florida. While discovered by S. A. Collins in 1913, it did not become available until 1924 when it was named and introduced by the Royal Palms Nurseries, also of Oneco