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Sunshine pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2236
PI 539354

VI 159 (No longer available)

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

Source: Received as budwood from Sunshine Ranch, San Fernando, CA, 1930.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. From George C. Cape, Van Nuys, CA. Tree was on Sunshine Ranch in San Fernando.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

Flat oval shape, heavy crop. Green flesh, seedy. Very peculiar taste; sour but good. Medium, light yellow rind; medium-large fruit; slight pink tinge in albedo and central core.

Availability: No longer commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program. 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.

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