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Hirado Pummelo Tree Florida

Citrus maxima ‘Hirado Butan’

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Get Sweet and Tangy, Sunset-Hued Fruits

The Hirado Pummelo Tree produces a tasty, less-bitter citrus alternative to grapefruit. These yellow-and-pink fruits are equally attractive on your tree and your breakfast table! 

Though little-known in the United States, pummelos are hugely sought after around the world. These tasty fruits are sweet, tart, and moderately juicy like grapefruits, but also offer a denser texture and less acidity. What’s more, the pummelo is slightly larger than a grapefruit.

Originating in Japan over a hundred years ago, the Hirado Pummelo Tree is still the second most widely planted tree in the country. In part, this enduring popularity is because of its compact size, as the tree grows no more than 14 feet tall. The tree is also cold hardy, so it can be planted in climates that drop to temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees in the wintertime. Don’t forget its long fruiting season - from November through March! 

If you’re a citrus lover, pummelos are the delicious fruit you’ve been missing in your kitchen and backyard. See why the rest of the world loves them - order your Hirado Pummelo Tree today! 

NOTE: This Hirado Pummelo Tree ships from Florida. Find additional Hirado Pummelos available here.

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Product Details

    Mature Height:12-14 ft.
    Mature Width:8-10 ft.
    Sunlight:Full-Partial Sun
    Growth Rate:Fast
    Harvest Time:November-March
    Botanical Name:Citrus maxima ‘Hirado Butan’
    Does Not Ship To:AL,AZ,CA,GA,LA,OR,TX
    Grows Well In Zones:4-11 patio / 8-10 outdoors
    grow zone map

    Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-10 outdoors

    (hardy down to 20℉)

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    Based on 2 reviews

    Shellie S.
    Verified Buyer

    Exceeded expectations!

    I did not expect to receive such a a healthy, beautiful pomelo tree. It exceeded my expectations and I am thrilled!

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    Ken E.
    Verified Buyer

    Pummelo Greatness

    Our trees arrived in great shape. They have been in the ground about 3 weeks now doing nicely. They have dropped a couple leaves if that’s all they do I will be blessed. They look great .

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