University of California, Riverside
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
UCR Citrus Variety Collection - Home
UCR Home UCR Web Sites
Search
Resources



Banokan pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 3950
PI 539402

VI 459 (No longer available)

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

Source: Received as budwood from Japan, 1983.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange

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." 

Availability: 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 Banokan pummelo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


How to Support the Collection


Page created by: Center for Visual Computing
Maintained by: tsiebert@ucr.edu

UC Seal