Star Ruby Grapefruit

The Star Ruby Grapefruit is best known for its large size and sour to semi sweet taste. Its flesh can vary between a light pink to red flesh touting a near seedless ability, making a great choice for breakfast juices! Its packed with vitamin A and has the highest levels of lycopene of all the grapefruits! Best as a morning wake up call but is also delicious over salads and in mixed drinks! size : 5x12
Item #2090.
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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

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


Citrus paradisi 'Star Ruby'

This variety producs red-blushed fruit with few seeds and bright red flesh. Red pulp and red juice is excellent eaten fresh or juiced, as the flavor is sweeter than traditional yellow grapefruit varieties.
Fruit Color:
Ruby red
November - January
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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