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Citrus paradisi Ruby Red

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Citrus paradisi Ruby Red

CitparRRed
Grapefruit,
$0.00 ex GST
Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
Size: 25cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $37.80 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $41.58 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Citrus paradisi Ruby Red Grapefruit,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Rounded, Upright

Description:
A popular, heavy cropping grapefruit with large round fruit that has a red tinge to the skin. Flesh is a deep ruby red colour that is juicy and sour. A vigorous growing tree That grows well in Australia but best in warmer climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Ants, Aphids, Fruit Fly, Generally trouble free, Leaf Miner, Scale, Sooty Mould, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Protect your citrus from frost and hot dry winds, especially while young. Citrus are not deep rooted and therefore do require regular deep watering in the warmer months and whilst fruiting. It is always advisable to water citrus well when they are setting fruit and throughout the fruit growing and ripening stages. If plants dry out it often results in fruit drop and the citrus is less juicy and thick skinned. Citrus love food, a variety of different fertilisers can be used including organic manures (cow, horse or chicken) or the popular inorganic fertilisers. Citrus should be fed 3-4 times per year and if growing in pots/containers it is often recommended to feed your citrus every 6-8 weeks.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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