Valencia Oranges

  • Was named after the city of Valencia in Spain

  • One of the most well-known varieties

  • Sweet Orange

  • Used as a very popular juicing orange because of its sweet tasting, colorful juice

  • Valencia oranges account for a large amount of the Florida citrus crops

    Valencia oranges have seeds, varying in number from zero to nine per fruit. Its excellent taste and internal color make it desirable for the fresh fruit markets, too. The commercial harvest season in Florida runs from March to June.

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