Historic Markers Across Florida

Parson Brown Orange Tree

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Location: in front of the Webster Community Center on SE 1st St, Webster, FL
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 28° 36.569    W 082° 03.197
  28.60948333    -82.05328333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMQ4T6


Parson Brown originated as a chance seedling at the home of Reverend N.L. Brown near Webster, Florida in 1856.

Original plantings of this variety on sour orange rootstock on heavy hammock soils produced good crops of relatively high quality fruit.

Webster City Commission