Rio Red Grapefruit

Item #1926.
Availability Out of stock
Container Size: 5 Gallon

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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Rio Red Grapefruit is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.


Citrus paradis

Large, ornamental fruit tree with medium to large, yellow fruit. The seedless fruit has yellow skin with a pink blush, deep red flesh and an excellent sweet-tart flavor. Wonderful for juice or eating fresh. The Rio Red grapefruit was introduced in 1984 in Texas.
Fruit Color:
November - May
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:
25' height with 12' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.
Years to Bear:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 27° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
Chill Hours:
Size & Spacing

25' height with 12' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.

Plant 12' away from other trees and buildings.

Planting & Care
Grapefruit trees prefer well-drained, loamy or sandy loam soils. Avoid planting citrus trees in poor draining, heavy clay or high salinity soils. Requires full sun, 8 - 12 hours a day and consistent moisture. Grapefruit trees are fairly pest and disease-resistant and will tolerate occasional light frost.
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