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Tresca pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 302
PI 539386

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

Source: Received as budwood from Dr. Fawcett's #125, Florida collection, 1914.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

This is a pummelo. This accession had exocortis, removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 204-4).

1/18/1989, EMN: A small, pummelo, about grapefruit sized. Round to elongate, rind golden yellow, fairly smooth. Rind medium to thick. Flesh melting, juicy, morelike a grapefruit than a pummelo, yellow in color with pink tinge in outer parts of sectors and in albedo. Seedy. Foliage appears typically pummelo but fruit could be a pummelo x grapefruit hybrid.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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