PARENT WASHINGTON NAVEL ORANGE TREE

Historical Landmark

Description:
The tree was introduced into the United States from Bahia, Brazil, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1870. Twelve young trees were received and buds from them were propagated on sweet orange seedlings. In 1873 two of these greenhouse-grown trees, which were distributed throughout the United States, were sent to Mrs. Eliza Tibbets in Riverside.


Registration Date: 6/1/1932

Location:
City: Riverside
County: Riverside

Directions:
City Park, SW corner of Magnolia and Arlington Sts, Riverside


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