Honey Murcott Mandarins
The Honey Murcott is one of the sweetest mandarins grown in Australia. Whilst it has more seeds than the Imperial and Afourer mandarin, it has a higher juice and sugar content making it a perfect substitute for orange juice if you feel like something to give you a boost in the morning. The Honey Murcott is a very popular export variety, particularly in South East Asia, because of its tight skin, high sugar to acid ratio and its ability to transport well over long distances.
The Valencia orange is a sweet orange first hybridized by California pioneer agronomist and land developer William Wolfskill, on his farm in Santa Ana in southern California in the United States.
Primarily grown for processing and orange juice production, Valencia oranges have seeds, varying in number from zero to seven per fruit. However, its excellent taste and internal color make it desirable for the fresh markets, too. The fruit has an average diameter of 2.7 to 3 inches (70 to 76 mm). After bloom, it usually carries two crops on the tree, the old and the new. The commercial harvest season in Florida runs from March to June. Worldwide, Valencia oranges are prized as the only variety of orange in season during
Navel oranges are characterized by the growth of a second fruit at the apex, which protrudes slightly and resembles a human navel. They are primarily grown for human consumption for various reasons: their thicker skin make them easy to peel, they are less juicy and their bitterness a result of the high concentrations of limonin and other limonoids renders them less suitable for juice.