Tetraploid grapefruit

Citrus paradisi Macfadyen

CRC 3968
PI 539486


Received as budwood from CRC Breeding project, 1987.


Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession

Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside

February to June

Notes and observations

1/26/1990, EMN: Received from CRC plant breeding plot, courtesy of M.L. Roose. Fruit a typical seedy white grapefruit, rind a bit thick. 

6/10/2009, DK & TS: Thick rind, soft flesh, seedless; sour, watery, bitter, citrangey aftertaste.


Not commercially available in California.


USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Tetraploid grapefruit



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Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC, 5/22/2008. All on Carrizo, 10 year old trees.
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