Perlis #2 grapefruit
Citrus paradisi Macfadyen
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: Not commercially available in California.
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