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Moli Kurikuri pummelo hybrid

Citrus vitiensis Tanaka RUTACEAE

CRC 579

PI 539691


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


Source: Received as budwood from Rubidoux Tract variety block- buds from tree 1188, 1914.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. C. macroptera x C. maxima (unknown cultivar)


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November


Notes and observations:

Exocortis mostly removed by shoot tip grafting; still has very mild strain. Medium-small for a pummelo; broad pyriform shape with distinct neck, broad nipple and small persistent style; medium-yellow, medium-thick, smooth rind; flesh pale yellow, sour now, moderately seedy. May be pummelo hybrid.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.


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