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Perlis #2 grapefruit

Citrus paradisi Macfadyen


CRC 3883

PI 433294

VI 398 (No longer available)



Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC, 5/22/2008. Photo rights. Both on Carrizo, 24 year old trees. 


Source: Received as budwood from Hawaii, via Glen Dale & CCPP, 1979.


Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.


Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange


Season of ripeness at Riverside: February to June


Notes and observations:

 4/1987, EMN: Appears to be a typical Marsh-type white fleshed grapefruit with few seeds.

2/26/1988, EMN, This and CRC 3886 (Perlis #1) appear alike. WPB says that CRC 3886 is true Perlis.

RRK: Originally grown in Perlis and Kedah states of Malaysia. Early colonial introduction. Fruits white, averaging about 10 seeds each.


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 Perlis #2 grapefruit





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