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Citrus ×paradisi Macfad. (pro sp.) [maxima × sinensis]
grapefruit
CIPA3

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Year Round
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Green
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 20
Height, Mature (feet) 20.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Columnar
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance Medium
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 4.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 300
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 700
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 100
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 60
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 31
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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