These are the 7 different types of grapefruits:
Pomelos are the “parent” of all other grapefruit varieties. That is to say, all other grapefruit is a hybrid of the pomelo. They taste similar to other grapefruits but much sweeter.
Melogold grapefruit are a cross between a white grapefruit and a pomelo. It has pale yellow flesh and a sweet-tart flavor.
The white grapefruit is a cross between a pummelo and a sweet orange. The juice is sweet with slight hints of bitter and sour flavors.
Flame grapefruit are medium-sized fruit that are redish on the outside, and extremely red on the inside. It is very juicy grapefruit, with a rich and tasty flavor. It has few or no seeds.
Red grapefruits are bitter to taste. However, like most other types of citrus fruits, it contains lots of antioxidants and vitamins.
These types of grapefruits are pinkish (almost red but not quite) on the inside. They produce a sweet-sour taste. The fruit can be eaten as is or used to make juice.
Star Ruby Grapefruit
The Star Ruby Grapefruit has the sweetest flavor of all the different grapefruit varieties. Of all the different kinds of red grapefruit it is thesweetest and the redder the flesh the sweeter it is.
- The Most Popular Grapefruit Varieties – Citrus Blog – https://www.citrus.com/blog/the-most-popular-grapefruit-varieties/
- How to choose the sweetest grapefruit – The Mercury News – https://www.mercurynews.com/2015/12/15/how-to-choose-the-sweetest-grapefruit/
- Which Types of Grapefruit Are the Sweetest? | LEAFtv – https://www.leaf.tv/articles/which-types-of-grapefruit-are-the-sweetest/
- Grapefruit Types: Flame, Marsh, Star Ruby, and More | Berkeley Wellness – https://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food/article/types-grapefruit
- Flame Grapefruit Tree — Citrus Variety Collection – https://citrusvariety.ucr.edu/citrus/flame.html
- 21 Things You Should Know About Grapefruit | Health.com – https://www.health.com/food/grapefruit-facts
- 9 Health Benefits of Pomelo (and How to Eat It) – Healthline – https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/pomelo-fruit
- White Grapefruit Information, Recipes and Facts – Specialty Produce – https://specialtyproduce.com/produce/White_Grapefruit_13317.php
- Star Ruby grapefruit – Citrus Variety Collection – https://citrusvariety.ucr.edu/citrus/starruby.html