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Fleming's shaddock

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 578

PI 539408       

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC. Photo rights.


Source: Received as budwood from Rubidoux Tract variety block, Rubidoux, Calif., 1914.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Yuma Ponderosa lemon, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: Unknown at this time.


Notes and observations:

2/24/1988, EMN: Medium to large, deep yellow, pyriform pummelo with pronounced neck. Rind is slightly rough, fairly thick. Seedy. Flesh coarse, white to pale yellow, not very juicy, flavor fair.


Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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