The species to which this belongs (Citrus decumana) includes what are known as Shaddocks. The round-fruited varieties are known as Pomelos, Pumelos, or Grape-fruit, and the pear-shaped ones are known as Shaddocks.
The round-fruited Pomelos, or Grape-fruits are grown commercially in Florida, where a large part of the best varieties have originated. The pear-shaped varieties or Shaddocks, are grown more as ornamental trees and curiosities, and the fruits are not often found in markets. See Section 198.
Medium, round, light yellow; quality good. Much grown in Florida and the South. Florida.
Large to very large, roundish, slightly pyriform. Flesh reddish or flesh-colored; quality fair. One of the best of the Shaddock type.
Small, growing in clusters; thin-skinned, and filled with subacid refreshing juicy pulp. This is also named Grapefruit.
Medium, roundish, light yellow; very good. Commercial for Northern market. Florida.
Large, roundish; color light yellow; quality good. Season, rather late. Heavy bearer. Florida.
Medium, round, light yellow. Flesh with few seeds; quality good. A heavy bearer. Florida.
This has taken many premiums on account of its relatively sweet and delicious pulp with little of the bitter peculiar to the pomelo. Commercial.
Very large, roundish; color light yellow; quality very good. Season, late. Tree with short thorns. A South American variety grown quite largely in Florida for late Northern market.
Small, round, light yellow; quality very good. Season, early; only slightly bitter; a heavy bearer. Commercial for early shipments North. Florida.
Medium, roundish, yellow. Flesh rose-colored; quality very good. Commercial in Florida, Arizona, and South California. Bahama Islands.
Small, round, light yellow; quality good. Season, late. Florida.
Medium, round, light yellow; quality good. Season, late. Florida.