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Red pummelo (CRC 2338)

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2338
PI 539364

CPB 10224



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

Source: Received as a cutting in 1930.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

Cupped leaves. Small fruit for pummelo; rind smooth, yellow, medium- thick; red flesh, ricey appearance; moderately seedy, sour.

Was listed as "Red Fleshed grapefruit", is definitely not a grapefruit, is a pummelo.-- EMN 1985.

3/10/1954, EMN: Bitters/Brusca comments: Very heavy crop. Seedy, very pink, very sour & immature at this time.

12/21/1987, EMN: Cupped leaves. Small fruit for a pummelo, rind smooth, yellow, medium thick; red flesh, ricey appearance; moderately seedy, sour now.

3/16/1989, EMN: At least 1/2 of crop on ground. Still too sour to eat.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Red pummelo (CRC 2338)

CVC Fruit Quality data for Red pummelo (CRC 2338):

Control used in the evaluation was Chandler pummelo.

CULTIVAR LOCATION DATE Julian Date ROOT AGE SSC1 (%) SSC2 (%) Mean SSC tit1 (V/ml) tit2 (V/ml) Mean tit Citric acid (%) SSC/TA # FRUIT LENGTH  AVG. LENGTH  WIDTH AVG. WIDTH L/W WEIGHT AVG. WT. COLOR TEXTURE RIND SEEDS/5 AVG. SEEDS INTERIOR  JUICE WT.  % JUICE
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/4/2016 004 CZO 33 12.00 12.00 12.00 9.04 9.22 9.13 2.18 5.51 10 97.10 9.71 107.40 10.74 0.90 4726.00 472.60 8.00 2.00 76.00 292.00 58.40 10 DK PINK 1458.00 30.85
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/4/2016 004 C-35 33 13.50 13.50 13.50 11.58 11.45 11.51 2.73 4.94 10 84.50 8.45 95.50 9.55 0.88 3491.00 349.10 8.00 2.00 71.00 103.00 20.60 8 DK PINK, 2 LT PINK 729.00 20.88
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/8/2018 008 CZO 35 12.00 12.10 12.05 8.75 8.74 8.75 2.09 5.77 10 87.30 8.73 98.70 9.67 0.90 3658.40 365.84 6.50 2.00 91.00 372.00 37.20 10 LT PIN 1290.40 35.27
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/9/2017 009 CZO 34 12.80 12.80 12.80 8.38 8.76 8.57 2.04 6.28 10 83.30 8.33 93.70 10.83 0.77 3098.40 309.84 7.50 2.50 73.00 375.00 37.50 10 MED PINK 1230.80 39.72
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/24/2017 024 CZO 34 12.10 12.10 12.10 7.63 7.86 7.75 1.85 6.55 10 91.30 9.13 101.20 10.12 0.90 3938.20 393.82 7.90 2.10 81.00 N/A N/A 10 MED PINK 1529.80 38.85
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/22/2018 022 CZO 35 12.00 12.10 12.05 8.67 8.98 8.82 2.10 5.73 10 89.20 8.92 111.10 11.11 0.80 4034.00 403.40 8.00 3.00 79.00 N/A N/A 10 MED PINK 1543.40 38.26
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/25/2016 025 CZO 33 12.10 12.10 12.10 9.79 10.12 9.96 2.38 5.09 10 95.30 9.53 107.00 10.70 0.89 4792.00 479.20 7.00 1.50 79.00 N/A N/A 10 MED PINK 1710.00 35.68
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 1/25/2016 025 C-35 33 13.00 13.00 13.00 9.95 9.85 9.90 2.35 5.53 5 48.50 9.70 55.60 11.12 0.87 2633.00 526.60 7.00 1.50 42.00 N/A N/A 1 DK PINK, 4 MED PINK  912.00 34.64
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 2/2/2018 033 CZO 35 12.60 12.60 12.60 8.44 8.74 8.59 2.04 6.16 10 92.70 9.27 104.50 10.45 0.89 4486.60 448.66 7.50 2.00 76.00 N/A N/A 1 DK PINK, 9 MED PINK 1766.00 39.36
Red CRC 2338 Riverside  2/13/2017 044 CZO 34 11.90 11.90 11.90 7.99 7.72 7.85 1.87 6.35 10 86.90 8.69 95.80 9.58 0.91 3447.80 344.78 7.70 2.40 72.00 N/A N/A 10 MED PINK 1421.80 41.24
Red CRC 2338 Riverside 2/15/2016 046 CZO 33 11.80 11.70 11.75 8.50 8.79 8.65 2.06 5.69 10 94.00 9.40 104.90 10.49 0.90 4562.00 456.20 7.00 1.50 78.00 N/A N/A 10 MED PINK 1792.00 39.28

 

 

 

 


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