Liu, "The flavonoid composition of flavedo and juice from the pummelo
cultivar (Citrus grandis (L.) Osbeck) and the grapefruit cultivar (Citrus paradisi) from China," Food Chemistry, vol.
The Americans have shown a preference for sweet grapefruit over tart or bitter fruit, the less acidic Melogold, Chironja , Oroblanco varieties - both crosses between the pummelo
and the grapefruit are becoming more popular.
Sweeter than the average grapefruit, the Pummelo
is eaten not only as a citrus fruit but used in Thai salads with wing beans and grilled prawns, as well as the Vietnamese Goi Buoi, which includes crabmeat, chicken, Pummelo
sections, and vegetables.
Krueger, the genus Citrus includes at least 16 species, with hundreds of distant relatives, including lesser-known, peelable oddities like pummelos
, trifoliate oranges, and kumquats.
Its fruit is slightly bigger than mostgrapefruit and has a thicker rind, characteristic of most pummelos
. (The pummelo
also has thicker skin around segments.)
There are many fruit trees that can be grown in containers, including pummelos
, chico, makopa, lemons and limes, guava and many more.
Mandarins and kumquats are symbols of luck, while pummelos
offer abundance and prosperity and are often left on doorsteps as a gift of good luck, respect and love.
packer has a product list that includes navel and Valencia oranges, lemons, grapefruit, mandarins and several exotic specialties, such as minneolas and pummelos
. Bee Sweet brings more than six million cartons of citrus annually into the Sunkist system.
Descended from pummelos
in Malaysia and hybridized with oranges in the West Indies, grapefruit has been cultivated for the last century.
Robert Ward (594-4290), O, pummelos
(Chinese grapefruit) by appointment.
Other superior grafted fruit trees are the seedless balimbing, seedless atis, Longkong and Duku lanzones, Abiu from Brazil, Perante orange, Vietnam pummelos
, super avocado, sweet kamias, imported makopas (4 varieties) and others.
(2002) also studied the genetic variability in grapefruits and pummelos
using RAPD and SSR markers and found that the majority of grapefruit accessions showed a narrow genetic base.