Devanahalli Pomello

GI Number - 131


Devanahalli Pomello, the world’s Largest Citrus Fruit is a “rare piece of heritage”, introduced 200 years ago in the region. The fruit was initially grown in villages around Devanahalli taluk, including Beerasandra, Bidalur, Chanarayapatna, Kundana, Melinathotadahalli, Neelaganapalya, Neelaguntepalya, Raghunathapura, Rajathafarm, Shivanapura, Soopanahalli, and Vishwanathapura.

Uniqueness of Devanahalli Pomello

  • Giant fruit weighing above 1 kg.

  • Juicy Pinkish pulp.

  • Unique characteristic blend of Sweet and mild Sour taste.

  • Thick Outer rind with light yellowish in color. 

  • Takes Nine months for the fruit maturity

Interesting Facts

  • Mahatma Gandhi having tasted the Devanahalli Pomello during his visit to the region was intrigued by its taste and suggested the authorities to conserve this rare fruit variety for the future generations.

  • “Pomme” in English is compound name of apple and melon.

  • Pomellos is one of four true citrus species from which all other citruses evolved.

Health Benefits

  • Increased consumption of Pomello can help to fight urinary tract infection.

  • Pomello contains high levels of potassium, a mineral required for proper functioning of the heart. Potassium regulates blood pressure level and reduces bad cholesterol in the body. 

  •  Vitamin A present in Pomello thickens the dermis and improves blood flow to the surface of the skin to reduce wrinkles.

  •  Pomello contains several hair friendly nutrients like Vitamin A, C, B1 and zinc, which are beneficial for maintaining the health of the hair. It contains minerals like sulphur, calcium, iron, zinc and calcium, which are needed for hair growth.

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