Citrus Fruit Varieties

                                                                                                                                                                                      

**Availability of each variety of citrus fruit is dependent on seasonal growing conditions and demand**
                                                                                                                                                                                     


NAVEL ORANGE


Large to extra large fruit, round to oval, deep yellow to orange colour. 
Pebbly, medium thick peel.  Usually seedless.  Peels and sections very easily.
Great for eating.
Available:  December through March


RED NAVEL ORANGE
(not currently available)

Medium sized fruit, flesh red in colour.  Pebbly, medium thick peel.  Unique sweet flavour. 
Usually seedless.  Great for eating.
Available:  December through February


PAGE ORANGE


Small in size, round in shape.  Variety of sizes in each case.  Deep orange colour with a very thin peel. 
Extremely sweet and juicy.  Some seeds.  Great for eating or juice!
Available:  December and January


LEE FRUIT
(not currently available)

From the tangerine family.  Medium to small fruit.  Light yellow in colour.  Juicy, with some seeds.
Great for eating. 
Available:  December


SATSUMA TANGERINE

From the tangerine family.  Medium to small fruit. Juicy and seedless. Easy peeling.
Great for eating.
Available:  January



HONEY BELL (TANGELO)


Medium to very large, round to somewhat bell-shaped. 
Deep orange to red-orange colour with smooth to pebbly peel. 
Few seeds in this tangerine-grapefruit hybrid.  Great for eating or juice!
Available:  January


TEMPLE ORANGE

Medium size, oval shape, deep orange colour, sometimes pebbly peel. Many seeds; peels and sections easily. 
Has a rich flavour and fragrance all its own. 
Generally regarded as Florida's finest eating orange.  Great for eating or juice!
Available:  February


HONEY TANGERINE (MURCOTT)


Small to medium size, flat, yellow-orange in colour (may be tinged with green or russet). 
Smooth, easy to peel.  Has some seeds. 
Its rich red flesh is honey sweet and juicy, with a lovely fragrance.
Great for eating!
Available:  February and March


VALENCIA ORANGE

Medium to large size, round to oval shape, yellow to orange colour (sometimes tinged with green) with a smooth, thin peel.
Usually seedless or with only a few seeds.  Orange coloured flesh.
Loaded with golden juice of fine, rich flavour and aroma.  Great for eating or juice!
Available:  March


RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT


Medium to large size, usually flattened at each end.  Smooth yellow peel with areas of pink to red blush.
Segments have a characteristic pink to reddish tinge.  Few seeds.  Great for eating or juice!
Available:  December through March