Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
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.
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