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PlantFiles: Grapefruit
Citrus x paradisi

Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: x paradisi (par-ih-DEE-see) (Info)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Edible Fruits and Nuts
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

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USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Kelli On Mar 25, 2003, Kelli from L.A. (Canoga Park), CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

My favorite flower fragrance is grapefruit blossoms.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Surprise, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Canoga Park, California
Palm Springs, California
Pasadena, California
San Jose, California
Lutz, Florida
Merritt Island, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
Plant City, Florida
Rockledge, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Savannah, Georgia
Marrero, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
North Charleston, South Carolina
Okatie, South Carolina

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