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Alemoen pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2487
PI 539381, 97930


Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.

Source: Received as seed from Allison V. Armour Expedition (Java), Paramaribo, Suriname, A.A. Exp. #3687, 1932.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. Open pollinated seedling.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March

Notes and observations:

3/10/1954, WPB: Heavy crop. 1/2 on ground. Round. Seedy. White flesh, sweet. At peak.

1/13/1988, EMN: Many on ground; medium size fruit. Rind nearly white, moderately thick; flesh pale pink, not white as reported by WPB in 1954; still sour now.

3/16/1989, EMN: Most of crop on ground. Flavor not particularly good, and still too tart for my taste.

 

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Alemoen pummelo

 

 


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