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nickytwo

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« on: July 11, 2014, 12:32:22 PM »
What is the difference between grapefruit and pamplemousse......thanks

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Re: grapefruit
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2014, 03:27:58 PM »
No difference. Grapefruit is English, pamplemousse is French.
However, in France  both grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) and pummelo (Citrus grandis) are sometimes called 'pomelo'.
In England, pummelos - which I believe is the correct spelling - are sometimes labelled 'pomelo'.
There is similar confusion in many European languages!

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Re: grapefruit
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2014, 02:42:28 AM »


Red one I bought as grapefruit...taste like grapefruit..pommelo
other one pamplemousse...taste more orange like...very delicious

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Re: grapefruit
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2014, 01:14:33 AM »
Anyone have a idea what cultivar???

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Re: grapefruit
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2017, 11:42:23 PM »
Anyone have a idea what cultivar???
The bigger pomelo-looking fruit is most likely a pomelit.

(Pomelit was originally grown in Florida from seeds of the Thai pomelo variety Thong Dee, and has now become a popular commercial variety in South Africa)
« Last Edit: July 23, 2017, 11:46:24 PM by SoCal2warm »

 

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