U.S. Patent PP21,224
Sweet Orange Cultivar

  • Fruit Size: Medium
  • Target Market: Dual Use; Either Fresh Market or Processing
  • Brix Rating: 15-18
  • Description:  Trees of the ‘N7-3’ sweet orange cultivar are upright and vigorous, typical for a sweet orange cultivar.  Fruit holds its quality into the summer, allowing an April-June harvest.  Fruit of ‘N7-3’ is practically seedless, yielding 0.17 seeds per fruit.  ‘N7-3’ provides a late season fresh sweet orange which may accompany late-season fresh grapefruit.  Although not much data is available on yield, the original ‘N7-3’ yielded slightly less than a standard Valencia.


    License Availability: FFSP has non-exclusively licensed the following entities for the propagation of the ‘N7-3’ citrus cultivar:

    Agri Masters Citrus Nursery, LLC
    77 Henry Drive
    Venus, FL 33960
    (321) 377-5062

    Gose Growers, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1419
    Sebring, FL 33871
    (883) 441-0101

    K&C Farmer Citrus Nursery, Inc.
    970 N 10th Street
    Eagle Lake, FL 33839

    Lykes Bros., Inc.
    7 Lykes Rd.
    Lake Placid, FL 33852
    (863) 465-4127

    Phillip Rucks Citrus Nursery, Inc
    1697 Rucks Dairy Rd.
    Frostproof, FL 33843
    (863) 635-1948

    Southern Citrus Nurseries, LLC
    5600 Lake Trask Rd.
    Dundee, FL 33838
    (863) 439-3694