Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
Received as budwood from Dr. Fawcett's #125, Florida collection, 1914.
Rootstocks of accession
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.