Wertz

Parentage: Hybrid
Peels:
Yes
Seed Size: Large

Skin Texture:
Medium
Blossom Type: A

Fruit Shape:
Narrowly obovate
Skin Color Unripe: Green
Skin Color Ripe: Green

Skin Thickness: Thick

Average Fruit Weight oz: 10 to 20
%Ratio Seed/Skin/Flesh: 20:22:58
Wertz photo
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Additional Information:

Also called Minicado, Littlecado. Sometimes spelled Wurtz. Originated in Encinitas, California, by Roy Wertz. Introduced in 1948 from a chance seedling planted about 1935. Tree: production fair to good; distinctive weeping growth habit, with dense cover of leaves and small limbs. A dwarf tree sold for backyard use.