Citrus, Grapefruit ‘Oroblanco’
Evergreen, Edible fruit, Trees
Originally hybrids between oranges and pummelos, grapefruit trees can reach to 25–30 ft. tall (most are shorter), with large, dark green leaves. True grapefruit needs heat for sweet-tart fruit; it’s best in Florida, south Texas, and the desert, where fruit ripens in 9 months (can take a year or longer where there’s less heat). Vigorous grower. Intermediate in cold resistance.‘Oroblanco’
Sister fruit to ‘Melogold’, with sweeter seedless white flesh. Has same low-heat requirement but is smaller and thicker skinned.
Fast grower to 40–60 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide. Has pendulous gray-green branches.
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