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