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Re: Grapefruit
gardenchat@hort.net

you can still get them here.

On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM, <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:

> Can anyone tell me why I can no longer find plain old yellow grapefruit?
>
> Grapefruit and avocado salad is a standard around our house at this time
> of year - an essential for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
>
> When I was a child in Florida in the ' 30s, pink grapefruit were a
> novelty, but we decided they didn't really taste as good as the regular
> kind.  One semester when I was in college, I financed a summer trip by
> not paying the dining-hall fee, and I subsisted that semester on a diet
> of grapefruit and potato chips.  Yes, I survived that and didn't really
> gain
> any weight.  Anyhow, I have always been fond of old-fashioned yellow
> grapefruit, not the pink ones.  Nowadays, the only thing I can find in
> the stores are the pink ones.  I still don't think they taste as good as
> the old ones.
>
> Do they not grow the old ones any more?  I guess they cut down all the
> grapefruit trees to put up condos for old people.
>
> Auralie
>
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