Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE
VI 459 (No longer available)
Received as budwood from Japan, 1983.
Rootstocks of accession
Season of ripeness at Riverside
October to November
Notes and observations
Tristeza and exocortis removed by thermotherapy and shoot tip grafting.
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.
Banôkan [C. grandis var. banokan Tan.]—A medium-large, yellow, oblate to subglobose, thick-rinded, juicy, subacid fruit of good flavor and late maturity. Both tree and fruit are very much like pummelo."
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.