Citrus paradisi 'Redblush'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||SIT-rus pa-ra-DEE-see|
|Lore||The sheer size of grapefruit so impressed Scots botanist, James Macfadyen that he assigned the species name after the paradisiacal Garden of Eden.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||A spreading tree with a broad, attractive habit, this Citrus is a beautiful specimen for a lawn. Or place it at the sunniest corner of the house or drive. Since the fruit stays attractive throughout the winter, it is an excellent addition to the winter landscape.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Requires well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a citrus fertilizer in spring; repeat in fall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 10