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The largest of all citrus fruit.  Fairly round or slightly pear shaped.  The yellow rind is thick and spongy and the delicate flesh ranges from pink to rosy in color.  They are sweet and juicy, much sweeter than the grapefruit.

Growing Area
California
Handling and Storage 
Select a pummelo that is shiny and heavy in your hand.  Make sure the fruit is firm.  Only the bottom center of the fruit should feel soft because the pulp should have opened to cause the center to hollow.  It should have a fragrant scent.  They can stay fresh at room temperature for up to two weeks.  If refrigerated, they can be store for approximately three weeks.  They are commonly eaten like a grapefruit, in sections.
Availability
November to March

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