Grapefruit – Citrus x paradisi

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VARIETY SEASON OF
MATURITY
SEEDS/
FRUIT
FRUIT
SIZE
COMMENTS
DUNCAN NOV – MAY SEEDY LARGE White flesh. Excellent flavor; very juicy; sweet like the reds; popular for sectioning. Vigorous, large, attractive growth habit, dark-green foliage, very productive. One of the best tasting varieties.
FLAME
Citrus paradisi
NOV – MAY FEW
0-6
LARGE
3” – 4”
Peel will show dark pink color. Flesh is darker colored than Ruby Red. Very juicy, excellent sweet flavor.
MARSH NOV – MAY FEW
0-6
LARGE
3” – 5”
White flesh. Very juicy, tart. Used commercially for juice. Large growth habit; glossy leaves, attractive clusters of fruit.
PINK
Thompson or
Pink Marsh
NOV – MAY FEW
0-6
LARGE
3” – 5”
Peel color shows no pink color. Flesh color white to pale pink in color.
RUBY RED NOV – MAY FEW
0 – 6
LARGE
3” – 5”
Peel will show a pale pink blush. Flesh is pink to pale red color. Very juicy. Mostly widely grown in FL.
STAR RUBY NOV – MAY FEW
0-2
LARGE
3” – 4”
Peel is thin w/ dark pink blush. Flesh intense dark red (most heavily pigmented of grapefruits). Very juicy & sweet. Slow growing & compact, bushy growth habit. Less cold hardy than other varieties.
PUMMELO HB
(Hirado Buntan)

Citrus maxima
Citrus grandis
NOV – FEB SEEDY
20 – 30
LARGE
5” – 7”
Pink colored flesh. Very low acid; tastes like sweet, mild grapefruit. Dessert or salad fruit; peel used for marmalade or candied dipped in chocolate; Chinese cooking. Fruit: Biscuit shaped with very thick, pudgy, yellow, smooth rind. Tree size: 10 – 50 ft. Cold tolerant.
PUMMELO, ORO BLANCO
Citrus maxima or 
Citrus grandis
NOV – MAR FEW
0 – 6
LARGE Thick, easy-to-peel rind ranging in color from green to yellowish, white flesh. Juicy, sweet-to-sweet tart flavor. Eat like a grapefruit. Fruit more rounded than Hirado Buntan.

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