Botanical name: Citrus paradisi x citrus maxima
Crown and root system: This is an evergreen citrus tree with an intermediate crown. It has a lateral, non-invasive root system.
Growing regions: Most parts of the country, except for those areas with extreme temperatures – either hot or cold.
Ripening date: Throughout the winter months; the exact date depends on the variety.
Planting in a container: Not recommended.
Recommended planting season: All year round.
Special care: We recommend using Confidor as a preventive treatment in early spring, according to manufacturer’s instructions (the compound can be bought in any agricultural supply store).
Varieties sold in our nursery:
White pomelit: The shape is similar to that of a grapefruit.
Good to know:
The pomelit is the “love child” of the pomelo and grapefruit, or in less romantic terms – a California invention. In the United States they are called “oroblanco” or Sweetie.