Tarocco Lempso’s flesh and skin have an intense anthocyanin pigmentation.
During ripening process, the acidity content lowers slowly, and therefore in the medium-late growing areas the acidity is very high even if the fruit’s skin appears very pigmented.
This variety is known for its late ripening and for the ability to remain on the tree for a long time.
The skin anthocyanin pigmentation is rare and not widespread. The fruit remains firm and is suitable for cold storage.
The variety, found by the Scirè brothers and mistakenly known as Tarocco Gallo, is the variety that has spread most in recent years for the compactness and excellent persistence of the ripe fruit on the plant.
Known for its good organoleptic characteristics, Washington Navel orange is very appreciated in some southern markets of Italy (Calabria, Basilicata, Puglia, Sardinia), where there are still margins expansion.
In recent years, it has become very popular thanks to its fruit’s good taste. It has several seeds and is seedless if grown far from pollinators. In low rainfall winter years and in shallow soils, the fruit dries early. It is also susceptible to fruit splitting.
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