Variety: Pummelo

Pummelo

Variety Overview

The largest of the citrus fruits, pummelos are fairly round and may have a slight point on one end. Their skin is green to yellow and slightly bumpy, while the flesh ranges from pink to rose. They are sweeter than a grapefruit and are also called pomelo and Chinese grapefruit. Pummelos are available in the winter.

Characteristics

  • Grapefruit
  • Citrus
  • Large, round with a slightly pointed end. Yellow to yellow-green skin.

  • White, pink or rose red

  • Sweeter than grapefruit

  • Very large; about the size of a cantaloupe

  • Yellow to yellow-green

  • Round, slightly pointed on one end

  • Yes
  • White, oblong

  • January-April, November-December

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