Exotic Fruits & Nuts
Features: The oroblanco grapefruit was crossbred by the University of California, Riverside Citrus research group. It is a cross of a diploid acidless pomelo and a seedy white tetraploid grapefruit.
Species: Citrus maxima × Citrus paradisi
Origin: University of California, Riverside
Flavor Profile: The flesh is sweet, packed with juice, and exhibits a flavor similar to the scent of its flowers. The fruit has no bitterness and lower acidity due to the successful breeding of the most desirable traits of its parent citrus.
Spec: At maturity, the oroblanco has a smooth greenish-yellow skin, with an extremely thick rind that helps protect it from damage. Despite its large size the edible flesh, the fruit is the size of a baseball.
Purchasing Options: Frequently ordered by the piece but sold by the pound, fresh