Grapefruit – Oro Blanco

Grapefruit – Oro Blanco

Grapefruit (Citrus x paradisi ‘Oro Blanco’). Productive. Hardy. Long-lived (my tree is over 40 years old). Can be grown in container or small ground area (mine is in a 24-inch trench).

 

Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)

Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)

Species: x paradisi (par-ih-DEE-see) (Info)

Cultivar: Oro Blanco

 

Category: Edible Fruits and Nuts, Trees, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

 

Height: 20-30 ft. (6-9 m), 30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

 

Spacing: Unknown – Tell us

 

Hardiness: 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

 

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), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

 

Patent Information: Unknown – Tell us

 

Propagation Methods: By grafting

 

Seed Collecting: Unknown – Tell us

 

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