Perlis #2 grapefruit
Citrus paradisi Macfadyen
VI 398 (No longer available)
Photos by Toni Siebert and David Karp, CVC, 5/22/2008. Photo rights. Both on Carrizo, 24 year old trees.
Source: Received as budwood from Hawaii, via Glen Dale & CCPP, 1979.
Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.
Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange
Season of ripeness at Riverside: February to June
Notes and observations:
4/1987, EMN: Appears to be a typical Marsh-type white fleshed grapefruit with few seeds.
2/26/1988, EMN, This and CRC 3886 (Perlis #1) appear alike. WPB says that CRC 3886 is true Perlis.
RRK: Originally grown in Perlis and Kedah states of Malaysia. Early colonial introduction. Fruits white, averaging about 10 seeds each.
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.
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