Question: Three sprouts have arisen from one grapefruit seed I planted. What should I do? Answer: This happens in citrus quite often. In this reproduction, two, three in your case or more embryos exist. Consider yourself blessed. Taks a spoon and unearth the sprouts when they are about an inch tall. Gently wash your soil away and gently seperate the sprouts. Pot all three in seperate containers, water and watch them grow.