Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
Received as budwood from Frank N. Meyer, FHB #23783, Hupeh, China, 1919.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
Unknown at this time.
Notes and observations
Frank Meyer: No. 146b Hsinghan hsien, Hupeh, China. A large specimen fruit. Used as room perfumers; also to give flavor to alcoholic drinks.
12/21/1987, EMN: A large pummelo with dark yellow rind. Very thick rind, large pithy central core; flesh nearly white, dry, coarse, bitter in flavor. Seeds none to moderate in number.
Not commercially available in California.