Grapefruit
Citrus x paradisi

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

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Aromatic

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

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

Regional

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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

My favorite flower fragrance is grapefruit blossoms.