Large Orange Pomelo Fruits
Large Orange Pomelo Fruits are thought to originate from Malaysia which further spread to Indo China, South China, and Japan, India, Mediterranean, and America. Plant stems somewhat strong with a diameter of 10-30 cm, skinned rather thick, the outer skin is yellowish brown, the inside is yellow.
Ecology of Large Orange Pomelo Fruits
The Large Orange Pomelo Fruits trees have many branches that lie far apart and duck at the ends. The young branch is angled and green then shaped round and dark green. Large oranges can grow well in the tropical lowlands with an average monthly temperature of 25-30 ° C and 50-85% humidity. Plants are more adaptive to areas with a drought that lasts 3-4 months and an annual rainfall of about 1,500-1,800 mm/year. The ideal place height for this cultivation is not more than 400 m above sea level.
The leaves are oval and large, the blunt end and the edges are almost flat, and the part near the end is slightly choppy. Flower type compound, arranged in panicles that come out from the armpits of the leaves. Star-shaped flowers with a diameter of 1.5-2.5 cm, colored white, and fragrant.
Fruit large and thick-skinned, round or ball that looks depressed. The flesh is white to pink or pink, has a hard texture until soft, sweet to taste slightly acidic, and little seed. Large grapefruit or grapefruit contain lycopene, pectin, flavonoid, and vitamin C. lycopene is useful to prevent various cancers, especially prostate cancer. Citrus Bali can lower the risk of heart disease.
Cultivation of this plant can be seedlings derived from seeds. And can with seeds that come from the graft or also from seed grafting or grafting results. For the plantation scale, the seeds used are grafted seeds. Because they have several advantages, such as the rapid fruiting, and the quality of fruit produced can be standard.