Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit
Fast Facts
Availability Nov 15 to Apr 10
Status Avail. Next Season
Shipped to US* & Canada**
*excluding AK, HI
**excluding T, V, X, Y codes

Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit

Free Shipping when you select the 4-Tray Size!.

Anytime you want an unforgettable treat that's as delicious as it is good for you, reach for a Ruby Red Grapefruit. Their world-famous taste is unforgettable. Hand-picked at perfection's flavor peak, our Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit arrive ripe and ready to enjoy!

Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit are sweet, extremely juicy and rich in flavor. They are great for fresh eating or fresh grapefruit juice and never need sugar.

Prefer Mixed Oranges and Grapefruit? Select your favorite Orange variety in season. At the "Packed With:" box select "Mixed Oranges and Grapefruit." We will include Ruby Red Grapefruit in the pack. Or select "Our Popular Orange Grapefruit Mix" to receive our finest oranges in season packed with Ruby Reds.

No Longer Available This Season
"We work hard to select only the finest fruit and deliver it in excellent condition. I Unconditionally Guarantee you and yours will enjoy our fresh Florida citrus."
Rick Del Greco Owner, Florida Fruit Shippers

Availability
Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit are available November through April.

"Make it Deluxe" option not available to Arizona, California, Louisiana and Texas; also some portions of Oklahoma, New Mexico and Nevada.

Free Shipping on 4-tray pack Free Shipping offered on the 4-tray pack when shipped to the lower 48 US states. Reduced shipping to Canada.

Health Benefits and Drug Interaction with Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit
Known to be high in Vitamin C, grapefruit, including Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit, also contain many other vitamins and minerals thought to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, fight anemia, help prevent cancer and provide other health benefits.

Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit may interact with some drugs, including statins like Lipitor and Simvastatin. It is recommended that you consult your doctor if you are concerned about the interaction between grapefruit and medications that you are taking. The Florida Department of Citrus has published information about grapefruit nutrition and possible drug interactions including a sample list of medications by type, noting the likelihood of interaction with Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit.

History
Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit, initially called "Redblush," was a "limb sport," or spontaneous mutation of a Thompson Grapefruit, itself a sport of the Florida White Marsh Grapefruit. Redblush was first observed by J. B. Webb of Donna, Texas in 1931. Budwood from the limb was grafted onto rough lemon root stock and in 1934 this generally seedless red grapefruit was widely introduced.

The warm, moist climate in Florida fostered a particularly juicy and sweet fruit which was renamed Ruby Red Grapefruit and now comprises the bulk of the state's grapefruit crop.

Nutritional Information
One-half Ruby Red Grapefruit, approximately 100 grams, contains:

  • 32 calories
  • 1.1 g dietary fiber
  • 12 mg calcium
  • 139 mg potassium
  • 124 IU vitamin A
  • 34.4 mg vitamin C

Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit Product Specifications

Ruby Red Grapefruit, 1 Tray
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  1 person
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include our best premium oranges in season
  Weight (approx.):  9 lb/4.3 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  9 grapefruit -OR-
    6-8 oranges, 4 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Ruby Red Grapefruit, Jumbo Tray
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  1-3 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include our best premium oranges in season
  Weight (approx.):  16 lb/7 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  14 grapefruit -OR-
    9 oranges, 6 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Ruby Red Grapefruit, 2 Trays
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  2-3 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include our best premium oranges in season
  Weight (approx.):  19 lb/8.6 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  18 grapefruit -OR-
    16 oranges, 9 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada

Ruby Red Grapefruit, 3 Trays
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  3-5 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include our best premium oranges in season
  Weight (approx.):  29 lb/13 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  27 grapefruit -OR-
    24 oranges, 14 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
Ruby Red Grapefruit, 4 Trays
Package Particulars
  Recommended for:  4-6 persons
  Orange-Grapefruit-Mixed?:  Specify mixed to
    include our best premium oranges in season
  Weight (approx.):  39 lb/17.5 kg
  Pieces (approx.):  36 grapefruit -OR-
    32 oranges, 16 grapefruit
  Available to: U.S. and Canada
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