Production Area

Production, Acreage & Growing Region

The Lower Rio Grande Valley prides itself on the development and distribution of such superior grapefruit as the Rio Star and Ruby-Sweet. Approximately 27,000 acres of citrus are grown in South Texas, producing about 7% of the nation’s grapefruit.

The citrus production areas of the Lower Rio Grande Valley offer excellent growing conditions to produce sweet, deep red colored grapefruit, as well as sweet and juicy oranges. College essay writing service. Throughout the year, grove-care operators pay special attention to all details of production from stock selection, to pest control, water management and orchard maintenance to assure fruit of the highest quality and yield can be delivered to you. Texas Citrus is tree-ripened and hand-picked…an assurance of superior quality fruit at all times.