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Deep red pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2347
PI 539370

CPB 10307

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

Source: Received as a budwood from CPB, 1930.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

Pear shape; heavy crop; seedy; outstanding flavor; large fruit, juicier than most pummelos; flesh pink, especially near carpel walls.

3/10/1954: B/B comments: Pear shape, heavy crop. Green flesh, seedy, very good flavor (OUTSTANDING).

12/21/1987, EMN: Large fruit. Juicier than most pummelos; good flavor but still tart now. Flesh pink, especially near carpel walls.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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