Grapefruits taste refreshingly tangy. Unlike other varieties, Star Ruby is sweeter, more aromatic and less bitter, which is why it is particularly popular. The grapefruit is a cross between an orange and a shaddock. The fruits ripen on the tree in a grape-like umbel (GRAPEfruit: grape) over several months. Their delicately reddish flesh is coloured by the secondary plant substance lycopene. The bitter substances are found in the segmental skin.
Did you know? … Grapefruits and medication can form unharmonious combinations under certain circumstances. Therefore, consult your doctor or pharmacist when taking medication.
Spain (outside the Spanish season: South Africa)
Temperatures between 10-15°C are ideal. If their skin is intact, they can be kept for a very long time and usually taste best when they have already visually aged a little.
Varieties available at LLOMBART
Brands available at LLOMBART
SONNENKINDER, Klein aber Fein, Valensina, MBC, Barber