Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from Japan, 1983.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November
Notes and observations:
Tristeza and exocortis removed by thermotherapy and shoot tip grafting.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
"Of limited commercial importance in Japan are several other pummelo-like fruits either known or thought to have originated as chance seedlings.
Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.
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