White Marsh was discovered in Florida as a spontaneous seedling in 1860.
Because the fruit of the three original seedlings were seedless the new variety
was propagated in a nursery and White Marsh soon became the most popular new
cultivar to be planted The fruit is almost completely round, very juicy and
rich in flavour.
White Marsh is medium to late in the season, holds well on the tree and
keeps well after harvest.White Marsh needs a lot of heat and thrives in hot
climates. It is also highly sensitive to frost. White Marsh Grapefruit is
available throughout the year.
Today White Marsh is the leading variety not only in Florida where it
originated but also in California, Texas, Arizona, South America, Australia,
South Africa, Israel and India.