Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
Received as a budwood from CPB, 1930.
Rootstocks of accession
Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside
October to November
Notes and observations
Pear shape; heavy crop; seedy; outstanding flavor; large fruit, juicier than most pummelos; flesh pink, especially near carpel walls.
3/10/1954: B/B comments: Pear shape, heavy crop. Green flesh, seedy, very good flavor (OUTSTANDING).
12/21/1987, EMN: Large fruit. Juicier than most pummelos; good flavor but still tart now. Flesh pink, especially near carpel walls.
Not commercially available in California.
USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Deep red pummelo