Red Grapefruit (Citrus × paradisi)
Citrus × paradisi 'Ruby Red'
Red Grapefruit grown by Moon Valley Nurseries is grown only on custom rootstock that has been developed for over 50 years and is guaranteed to give you the best tasting fruit and largest yields when compared to lesser quality trees grown on poor rootstock. With it's many uses both for health and for cooking, Red Grapefruit is a favorite of home garden enthusiasts for ease of growth and abundant yields. Flowering in late winter to early spring, these citrus trees will fill the air with a brilliant fragrance that can not be replicated. Essential Oils found in the actual leaves themselves can be used for culinary and fragrance purposes as well. Fruit holds very well on the tree for long period giving you a longer time to enjoy fresh rip fruit straight from the source. These are typically ready and get sweeter between late fall and early winter in Southern California through the Desert Southwest into Phoenix.
Red Grapefruit are an evergreen tree that grows great in Coastal Southern California, Inland and throughout the Desert Southwest and can even be planted in pots. These are a small to medium tree that work in all landscape styles and once established become a water wise tree handling periods of drought well. Citrus are easy care and require very little in the way of pruning in order to maintain their beautiful shape, ocassioanlly cutting off suckers at the bottom and removing any thinning or dead branches on the interior is enough to keep your trees healthy and growing strong!
Pro Tip: Frozen grapefruit juice cubes thrown in a blender make a great summer time smoothie, Super healthy too!
Moon Valley Nurseries has been growing all of our own citrus for decades and have developed custom root stock that is guaranteed to produce excellent tasting fruit and plentiful harvest. Rootstock for citrus trees is extremely important as they can be grafted with nearly anything and many growers will use inferior rootstocks so the trees will grow faster. Moon Valley Nurseries takes no short cuts! We only grow trees from our most premium specimens so you are always guaranteed to get the best tasting fruit.
- EAT STRAIGHT OFF THE TREE
- EASY TO PEEL - LOW SEED COUNT!
- USE FOR DRINKS, COCKTAILS, COOKING & MORE
- SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZE TREE - PLANT ANYWHERE
- FRUIT HOLDS WELL ON TREE FOR YOU TO ENJOY IT LONGER
- GUARANTEED GREAT ROOTSTOCK!