Unnamed pummelo (CRC 2453)
Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.
Source: Received as a live plant from CPB, 1930.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, Yuma Ponderosa
Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November
Notes and observations:
Medium to large; deep yellow color; slightly rough, thick rind; flesh pink, ricey texture; flavor sour with bitter aftertaste; seedy.
When received from CPB this was labelled C. celebica var. Southwickii. It is not C. celebica, appears to be a shaddock-- WPB.
1/13/1988, EMN: Medium to large, deep yellow color, slightly rough rind, globose. Thick rind; flesh pink, ricey texture; flavor sour now, has a bitter after-taste; seedy.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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