Sunday, April 14, 2013

Fact of the Day: Grapefruit Ancestor

The grapefruit is believed to be a hybrid fruit of the Pomelo and a sweet orange. The pomelo is a fruit native to Southeast Asia, and can be green to yellow when ripe. 

29 comments:

Jay said...

Wow, that's nice to know. Pomelo is abundant in our place since I am from the Philippines. Good info! :)

Moscow Blogger said...

oho pamello has in my fridge now

http://afinaskaterblogspotcom.blogspot.ru/

Kay said...

Our pomelos or zabon in Hawaii are HUGE and we love them.

MEcoy said...

well that's an interesting trivia

joy said...

That I have to taste one day:)

Pilar Domínguez said...

I never have tasted in my life. Interesting fact. Kisses and nice day:)

DeniseinVA said...

I enjoy your posts Adam, I love finding out bits of trivia which I pass on to my friends :) Have a great day!

Margaret D said...

Interesting indeed.

Unknown said...

that interesting!!! xoxo

Unknown said...

Another one I never knew

Emmylou said...

I've never had pomelo and now wanna try one!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I've never even heard of the Pomelo!

Pat Hatt said...

Never tried one or heard of it.

FilipBlog said...

I just love pomelo, each time when I am in Thailand we eat it.

Greetings,
Filip

Julie Ann Lozada said...

we have lots of pomelo and grapefruit here in Philippines! :)

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I love grapefruit juice.

Unknown said...

Buona Domenica!!!

http://couturetrend.blogspot.it/

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Didn't know that !

Giga said...

Nie jadLam jeszcze tego owocu, ale myśle, że by mi smakował. Pozdrawiam.
I have not eaten the fruit yet, but I think that to me tasted. Yours.

DEZMOND said...

I adore pomelo, it has much better taste than grapefruit!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Oh I am allergic to them :-(
Don't Call Me Fashion Blogger
Facebook
Bloglovin'

Anna-Alina said...

I dislike this fruit!(

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

Never heard of it. I imagine it's a little sweeter than a grapefruit, so I'll give it a try if I ever come across a pomelo.

xoRobyn

Christine said...

interesting grapefruit fact, I don't think I've had a pomelo before.

Mama Zen said...

I've never had one of those!

Dana said...

I've never tried one, but I love grapefruit!

Linda said...

I have never tried this...but I do enjoy ruby red grapefruit. Great fact, Adam, thanks for sharing.

Blue Grumpster said...

And I love them all!

Theresa Mahoney said...

I would probably avoid this fruit. I never could wrap my tastebuds around grapefruit.