California Red Grapefruit


4lb of season fresh California Red Grapefruit hand picked and packed to perfection in our Grown In California gift box.

This product is available between November and April.

Due to the nature of the product you're ordering, we require shipping information to determine the best way to ship the product to you in a timely manner as to ensure freshness of our products.

Shipping Information

Please fill out the following fields to customize shipping for this product.

Please enter an address to get the rates.

Additional information

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 10 × 6 in


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “California Red Grapefruit”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fruit Facts

Grapefruit, common name for the fruit of a variety of citrus. The variety probably originated in Jamaica; it was introduced to Florida in the 16th century by Spaniards. Grapefruits are borne on small trees that rarely exceed 6 m (20 ft) in height. The dense foliage consists of shiny, dark-green leaves with winged petioles. The large white flowers produce yellow, globe-shaped fruit in grapelike clusters. The fruits vary from 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 in) in diameter and consist of a juicy, acid pulp surrounded by a leathery rind. The color of the pulp is normally light yellow, but a few pink-pulped varieties have been developed.

More than 20 varieties of grapefruit have been propagated in the United States. The major yellow-pulped varieties are Duncan and Marsh; the major pink-pulped varieties are Ruby and Webb. The grapefruit is readily crossed with other members of the citrus genus. The tangelo, a Florida juice fruit, was produced by fertilization of grapefruit flowers with mandarin orange pollen.

Grapefruit is a cross between a sweet orange and a pummelo and was introduced to Florida from the Bahamas by Count Odette Phillppe in 1823. It’s believed that grapefruit originated in the West Indies. There are two main western varieties (Ruby Red and Marsh White) and two recently developed varieties (Star Ruby and Rio). All are sweet, juicy and seedless. Grapefruit is low in calories which makes it great for dieting.

Practically all grapefruit in the United States is grown in Florida, California, Arizona, and Texas.

Basic Nutritional Facts:

  • Grapefruit is a low-calorie food
  • an excellent source of vitamin C
  • a good source of inositol
  • a member of the vitamin B complex
  • It is a common breakfast fruit, salad fruit, or juice fruit

Scientific classification:

The grapefruit is classified as a variety of Citrus maxima.