Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors(hardy down to 20℉)
This plant is perfect for your area!
- Mature Height:
- 15-20 ft. unpruned
- Mature Width:
- 8-10 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Harvest Time:
- Year to Bear:
- Can Fruit the 1st year!
- Botanical Name:
- Citrus x paradise 'Rio Red'
- Does Not Ship To:
- AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, AL, DC
Seedless - Plump - and so Sweet you can Skip the Sugar!
- Seedless & easy to peel- the perfect healthy snack!
- The sweetest, plumpest grapefruits
- High in vitamin C
Rio Reds have long been America's most popular grapefruits. Now, you can have a lifetime of the sweetest, plumpest citrus for snacks, desserts or juice!
When grown as a potted patio plant, it will thrive anywhere in the country. Just bring it indoors during the cold months, and make sure you put it near a sunny window.
Enjoy its beauty and fragrance all winter.
Your Rio Red Grapefruit Tree will reward you with a lifetime of plump, seedless citrus!
Start your day with a healthy dose of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Enjoy the citrusy goodness of grapefruit sprinkled with brown sugar or honey. Feeling adventurous? Add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg.
A fast grower with no pest or disease problems. Soon, you'll enjoy the sweet, tangy flavor of the Rio Red Grapefruit.
The rich green leaves of the Rio Red Grapefruit tree are vibrant and thick. The grapefruit is a pale lemon color blushed with pink. Reaching heights of up to 20 feet (unpotted), you can even line your property with these citrus trees!
However, you can easily keep your tree pruned to the perfect height of 5-6 feet tall.
Enjoy grapefruit year-round. Peak fruiting season for the Rio Red Grapefruit is December to May, where you'll enjoy an abundance of sweet grapefruit.
Grapefruit adds distinctive flavor to tuna, spinach, shrimp, chicken and chef salads. Dip slices in yogurt or toss into a salad with your favorite mixed greens. Toss a bundle into a juicer and enjoy a flavorful burst of fresh grapefruit juice.
These are popular citrus plants. Everyone loves how quick and easy they are to peel... making them a popular (and healthy) snack.
Rio Red Grapefruit Pollination
Rio Red Grapefruits are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Rio Red Grapefruit will drastically increase the size of your crop.
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Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$99.00 +||FREE SHIPPING with code FREE99|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|