Attani pummelo hybrid
Citrus rugulosa hort. ex Tanaka RUTACEAE
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.
Source: Received as budwood from India via Plant Intro. Station, Glenn Dale, MD, 1954.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. View original Plant Inventory data (PDF format).
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November
Notes and observations:
It is called a "pummelo-like fruit."
2/22/1988, EMN: Is probably a pummelo hybrid. Most fruit on the ground now. A medium sized, yellow, slightly rough, round to pyriform fruit. Thick rind; moderately seedy; pale orange-yellow flesh, juicy, sour.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
"Of limited commercial importance in Japan are several other pummelo-like fruits either known or thought to have originated as chance seedlings.
Not commercially important but of interest in the category of pummelo-like fruits are the Asahikan (C. asahikan Tan.) of Japan and the Attani (C. rugulosa Tan.) of India."
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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