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Source: Received in an unknown form from an unknown source in 1950. Produced at UCR.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: January to March
Notes and observations:
This cultivars continues to lack vigor and has been repropagated several times. The fruit can be very puffy and is not very attractive. Frua is a parent of Cocktail ("grapefruit") pummelo hybrid.
Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. 1 (1967):
Fruit medium-sized, slightly necked, somewhat pebbled. Reddish-orange with few seeds and mild, sweet flavor. Rind puffs rather badly. Early midseason in maturity (earlier than Dancy, which it somewhat resembles). Tree lacks vigor.
Availability: Not commercially available in California.
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