Itoshima pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 3928
PI 539395
VI 448
 (No longer available)


Received as budwood from Glen Dale Quarantine Facility, import from Japan, 1984..


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

October to November

Notes and observations

W. P. Bitters says this is a pummelo--EMN 1986.

1/26/1990, EMN: Heavy crop both small trees. Fruit medium-small for a pummelo. Rind medium yellow, moderately rough with depressed lines radiating unevenly from stem end (ie: semi-ugly). Medium thick rind, flesh greenish-yellow, juicy; seedy; too sour to eat at this date.


No longer commercially available in California. This accession no longer has an approved budsource. Please refer to the CCPP for information on another approved budsource or to start a reintroduction inquiry.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Itoshima pummelo



Itoshima pummelo fruit
Itoshima pummelo tree
Itoshima pummelo sliced open
Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013.
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