Attani pummelo hybrid

Citrus rugulosa hort. ex Tanaka RUTACEAE

CRC 3556 
PI 214012


Received as budwood from India via Plant Intro. Station, Glenn Dale, MD, 1954.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

October to November

Notes and observations

It is called a "pummelo-like fruit." 

2/22/1988, EMN: Is probably a pummelo hybrid. Most fruit on the ground now. A medium sized, yellow, slightly rough, round to pyriform fruit. Thick rind; moderately seedy; pale orange-yellow flesh, juicy, sour.

Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967)

"Of limited commercial importance in Japan are several other pummelo-like fruits either known or thought to have originated as chance seedlings.

  Not commercially important but of interest in the category of pummelo-like fruits are the Asahikan (C. asahikan Tan.) of Japan and the Attani  (C. rugulosa Tan.) of India."


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Citrus rugulosa



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