Unnamed pummelo (CRC 2453)

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2453
PI 539380
CPB 10125


Received as a live plant from CPB, 1930.


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.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Unnamed pummelo (CRC 2453)



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