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Hudson Foster grapefruit

Citrus paradisi Macfadyen

 

CRC 3638

PI 539477

VI 308

 

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Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC, 5/22/2008. Photo rights. 25 year old trees.

 

Source: Received as budwood from Dr. Joe Furr, USDCS, Indio, Ca, 1968.

 

Parentage/origins: Hudson Foster came from a natural mutation on a Foster Pink grapefruit tree found in the late 1950's by a Texas citrus grower.

 

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

 

Season of ripeness at Riverside: February to June

 

Notes and observations:

1979, Don Cole: Red-fleshed, very seedy & sour.

3/18/1988, EMN: Dark pink flesh, about the same as Star Ruby-- but very seedy.

5/29/2009, DK & TS: Dark pink flesh, seedy, intense flavor.

Availability: Commercially available in California through the Citrus Clonal Protection Program.

 

USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network page for Hudson Foster grapefruit

 

 

 


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