Lemelo pummelo hybrid (CRC 1775)

Lemon Shaddock
Citrus hybrid RUTACEAE

CRC 1775
PI 539412


Received as budwood from an unknown source, 1927.


Parents unknown. Presumably a lemon and pummelo hybrid.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

October to November

Notes and observations

Exocortis removed by shoot tip grafting 1985. Open-growing tree. Fruit large, pale yellow; medium to thick rind; flesh yellow with pink blush in some fruits; few seeds; very sour.

Giant size, largest seedling in nursery of 4000 seedlings. This fruit maintains a persistent style and frequently has an interior fruit. Use for class--WPB.

11/12/1987, EMN: This accession and lemelo CRC1481 are not alike.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Lemelo pummelo hybrid (CRC 1775)



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