Ruby Red Grapefruit

$69.98
Item #1965.
Availability Out of stock
Container Size: 5 Gallon

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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors
 
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Ruby Red Grapefruit is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Citrus paradisi

The "Ruby" Red Grapefruit was the first grapefruit to be granted a U.S. patent in the 1920s. This is a vigorous tree that produces large, sweet, seedless fruit with deep red flesh. The fruit is eaten fresh or juiced.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Red
Ripens:
November - January
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:
25' height with 12' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.
Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 27° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
None
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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