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Flame Grapefruit

Flame Grapefruit

Regular price $128.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $128.00 USD
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Plant Type: Citrus
Plant Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15-20 feet
Flower Color: bright red or deep pink
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Flame Grapefruit, a cultivar of Citrus paradisi, is a prized citrus fruit known for its vibrant red or deep pink flesh, excellent flavor, and juicy texture. This variety is a part of the grapefruit family and is valued for both its culinary and ornamental qualities.

In cultivation, Flame Grapefruit trees typically reach about 15 to 20 feet in height and spread, forming a rounded and dense canopy. The leaves are glossy, dark green, creating a lush appearance. The tree blooms with fragrant, white flowers, which are followed by the development of the large, round fruits.

The standout feature of the Flame Grapefruit is its fruit, characterized by a yellow-orange peel and a bright red or deep pink interior. The flesh is known for being particularly juicy and sweet, with a lower level of bitterness compared to other grapefruit varieties. The fruit's vibrant color and delightful flavor make it a favorite in the culinary world, especially for fresh eating, juices, and salads.

Flame Grapefruit trees thrive best in full sun and require well-draining soil. They need consistent watering but should not be overwatered, as citrus trees are susceptible to root rot in poorly draining conditions. These trees are somewhat cold-sensitive and should be protected from frost in cooler climates.

In landscaping, Flame Grapefruit trees are not only grown for their delicious fruit but also for their ornamental value. They can be planted in orchards, home gardens, and are suitable for large container growing. The tree’s attractive form, fragrant flowers, and visually appealing fruit make it a desirable addition to gardens in citrus-friendly regions.

Overall, the Flame Grapefruit tree is an excellent choice for those interested in cultivating citrus trees. Its combination of beautiful appearance, tasty fruit, and fragrant flowers makes it a popular choice for gardeners and citrus enthusiasts in suitable growing areas.

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