When is grapefruit season in Florida?

Answer Fresh grapefruit season in Florida runs from October through June. Harvested grapefruits are handpicked and placed in large canvas bags for shipment to packinghouses to be washed, graded and packed... Read More »

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When was the grapefruit introduced to Florida?

Count Odette Phillipe introduced the grapefruit to Florida in 1823 when he brought seeds to the Tampa area. The late 1800s saw the establishment of Florida's commercial grapefruit industry. Today F... Read More »

Who introduced grapefruit to Florida, in what year and where was he from?

Count Odette Phillipe introduced grapefruit to Florida in 1823 at Safety Harbor near Tampa, having come from the Bahamas. The grapefruit itself probably originated in 18th century Jamaica, from whe... Read More »

How to Trim Orange, Lemon and Grapefruit Trees in Florida?

Mature citrus trees in Florida reach heights of 20 to 30 feet. You should prune your trees every two years to guarantee good growth and high-quality fruit. Remove any suckers below the graft line ... Read More »

When is lobster season in Florida?

There are two Florida lobster seasons in 2010. The regular season for sport and recreation is August 6 through March 31. The two-day Sports and Recreational Season is July 28 through July 29. There... Read More »