Tresca pummelo (CRC 302)

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 302
PI 539386


Received as budwood from Dr. Fawcett's #125, Florida collection, 1914.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

October to November

Notes and observations

This is a pummelo. This accession had exocortis, removed by shoot tip grafting (STG 204-4).

1/18/1989, EMN: A small, pummelo, about grapefruit sized. Round to elongate, rind golden yellow, fairly smooth. Rind medium to thick. Flesh melting, juicy, morelike a grapefruit than a pummelo, yellow in color with pink tinge in outer parts of sectors and in albedo. Seedy. Foliage appears typically pummelo but fruit could be a pummelo x grapefruit hybrid.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Tresca pummelo



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