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Johnny Redland

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Looking for opinions on the best Grapefruit variety for sweetness and seedlessness. Next on the priority list would be disease resistance and overall look of a maintained tree. Any opinions are welcome.  Thank you

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Looking for opinions on the best Grapefruit variety for sweetness and seedlessness. Next on the priority list would be disease resistance and overall look of a maintained tree. Any opinions are welcome.  Thank you

Thompson Pink or Flame for fruit quality.  Disease resistance....hahahahahahahahahahahaha
« Last Edit: June 30, 2017, 08:31:16 AM by bsbullie »
- Rob

Johnny Redland

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Looking for opinions on the best Grapefruit variety for sweetness and seedlessness. Next on the priority list would be disease resistance and overall look of a maintained tree. Any opinions are welcome.  Thank you

Thomlson Pink or Flame for fruit quality.  Disease resistance....hahahahahahahahahahahaha

I feel you. Very different Florida landscape than the one I grew up in :(

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I would still take a seedy Duncan over any other grapefruit, none of the seedless varieties can come close to that flavor.

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I would still take a seedy Duncan over any other grapefruit, none of the seedless varieties can come close to that flavor.

I ordered a Flame and a Duncan.  Nobody seems to carry Thompson Pink anywhere near me.

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I would still take a seedy Duncan over any other grapefruit, none of the seedless varieties can come close to that flavor.

Agreed

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Personally, I much prefer Marsh white grapefruit, left hanging on the tree until the month of March.

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I personally prefer a Melo Gold but dont know if any of the Florida Growers propagate it.

I know either Nelson or Record Buck have recently had Thompson Pink (I want to say its Nelson but cant recall).
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