Lane Late is one of a number of variants of Washington Navel. It has a beautiful orange skin with slight dimples and is distinguished from Navelate in being quite round in shape and with the secondary ‘navel’ orange in the base being small. The eating quality is excellent.
Lane Late is a late season Navel orange. Growers choose Lane Late for its late-hanging properties on the tree.
Good Fruit Guide Rating: *****
Consumers will enjoy Lane Late for its fine textured, sweet, juicy segments.
Fine, sweet, flavoursome
Names: Lane Late
Origin: In 1950, Lane Late was discovered as a natural bud sport of a Washington Navel tree. The tree was located on the land of L. Lane, Curkwaa, Mildura, Victoria, Australia.
Grown in: Australia, South Africa, Argentina, California, Spain, Italy
Harvest & Availability:
- February: Spain
- March: Spain
- April: Spain
- September: South Africa