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Lue Gim Gong Oranges

A Lue Gim Gong orange

  • Is a cross between a Mediterranean Sweet Orange and Hart's Late
  • Named after the Chinese-American Horticulturist that bred it
  • Characteristics similar to Valencia

Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First year twig surface glabrous; second or third year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Leaflets sweetly orange-like when crushed. Fruit as broad as long or longer than broad, rind yellow-orange, orange, or red-orange, rind texture slightly rough, firmness leathery, navel absent, flesh orange, taste acidic-sweet.