The chakotra, also known as the shaddock, is a citrus fruit that is native to South and Southeast Asia. The fruit is large and spherical, with a thick rind that is orange or yellow in color. The flesh of the chakotra is white or pink, and is divided into segments that are filled with seeds. The chakotra has a strong, acidic flavor, and is used in many Asian cuisines, either as a fresh fruit or in juices and other dishes.
– The pomelo is a good source of Vitamin C, which is essential for immunity, skin health, and more.
– The pomelo is also a good source of fiber, which is important for digestive health.
– The strong flavor of the chakotra can help to boost the flavor of other dishes.
How to care:
– The pomelo should be stored in a cool, dry place, and used within a few days of purchase.
– To prepare the chakotra for eating, wash the fruit and remove the seeds. The flesh can be eaten fresh, or used in juices or other dishes.
The pomelo requires a moderate amount of water, and should be watered when the soil is dry.
The ideal temperature for the chakotra is between 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit.
Pests and diseases:
The pomelo is susceptible to pests such as aphids and mealybugs. The fruit can also be affected by diseases such as citrus canker and greening.
Type of Soil:
The pomelo prefers a well-drained, sandy loam soil.
The pomelo is propagated by seed.
The pomelo can be used as an ornamental plant in the landscape.