Ruby Red is part of the Citrus genus and is a Grapefruit variety. Its scientific name is Citrus x paradisi 'Ruby Red'. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Yellow Orange and CG Red.
The Ruby variety was discovered with luck on a grove in McAllen, Texas in the year 1929. 1It grows mainly as a Perennial, so it will last at least up to several years in its native climate. Ruby Red normally grows with a tree-like habit.
United States is believed to be where Ruby Red originates from.
Typically, Ruby Red Grapefruit is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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1 Whole Living Magazine Jan/Feb 2013.