Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
VI 448 (No longer available)
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights. photo_rights.html
Source: Received as budwood from Glen Dale Quarantine Facility, import from Japan, 1984..
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November
Notes and observations:
W. P. Bitters says this is a pummelo--EMN 1986.
1/26/1990, EMN: Heavy crop both small trees. Fruit medium-small for a pummelo. Rind medium yellow, moderately rough with depressed lines radiating unevenly from stem end (ie: semi-ugly). Medium thick rind, flesh greenish-yellow, juicy; seedy; too sour to eat at this date.
Availability: No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.
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