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Red pummelo (CRC 2338)

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2338
PI 539364

CPB 10224



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

Source: Received as a cutting in 1930.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

Cupped leaves. Small fruit for pummelo; rind smooth, yellow, medium- thick; red flesh, ricey appearance; moderately seedy, sour.

Was listed as "Red Fleshed grapefruit", is definitely not a grapefruit, is a pummelo.-- EMN 1985.

3/10/1954, EMN: Bitters/Brusca comments: Very heavy crop. Seedy, very pink, very sour & immature at this time.

12/21/1987, EMN: Cupped leaves. Small fruit for a pummelo, rind smooth, yellow, medium thick; red flesh, ricey appearance; moderately seedy, sour now.

3/16/1989, EMN: At least 1/2 of crop on ground. Still too sour to eat.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Red pummelo (CRC 2338)

 

 

 

 

 


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