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Sunshine pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 2236
PI 539354

VI 159

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

Source: Received as budwood from Sunshine Ranch, San Fernando, CA, 1930.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown. From George C. Cape, Van Nuys, CA. Tree was on Sunshine Ranch in San Fernando.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

Flat oval shape, heavy crop. Green flesh, seedy. Very peculiar taste; sour but good. Medium, light yellow rind; medium-large fruit; slight pink tinge in albedo and central core.

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

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