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Itoshima pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 3928
PI 539395

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.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Itoshima pummelo




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