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Citrus Seasons

Hamlin Orange

October-December
An early season orange. Medium size, round to oval shape, deep yellow to orange color with a smooth, thin peel. Usually seedless. Great for eating.

Navel Orange

November-January
Extra large size, deep yellow color, usually seedless. May be peeled and sectioned easily. A favorite “hand-eating” orange.

Pineapple Orange

December-February
Mid-season orange. Medium to large size, round to oval, deep orange color. Pebbly peel, has some seeds. Acclaimed for its juicy sweetness.

Temple Orange

January-March
Medium to large size, deep orange color, oval shape. Sometimes pebbly skin. Few seeds. An excellent eating orange. Peels easily.

Valencia Orange

March-July
A late season orange. Medium to large size. Smooth, thin peel, oval shape and deep orange color. Extra sweet and easy to eat. A good juice orange. Usually seedless or no more than six seeds.

Tangelo

November-January
A tangerine-grapefruit hybrid. Skin usually thin and either smooth or slightly bumpy. Some seeds. Easily separated into sections.

Tangerine

October-April
Small or medium size. Flat at ends. Medium orange to red color with a few seeds. Zipper skin fruit. Peels and sections easily.

Duncan Grapefruit

October-June
Large size, pale yellow color, often tinged with green or russet. Usually thin skinned with cluster of seeds. Excellent flavor.

Red Grapefruit

October-May
Small to large size. Smooth yellow skin. Segments have characteristic pink to reddish tinge. Few seeds.

Marsh White Grapefruit

October-June
Small to large size. Usually flattened at both ends. Skin is smooth, thin and yellow. White flesh, nearly seedless.