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What's in season in October 2020, and other timely information:

Florida Citrus Harvest Calendar

Harvest Dates and Availability of Citrus in Florida

Oranges Grapefruit Tangerines/ Tangelos
Orange are in season from autumn until spring and include Navel oranges, Temple oranges and Valencia oranges. The Valencia orange is considered to be the best juice orange in the world, accounting for more than half the production of oranges grown. Other oranges include Ambersweet, Hamlin, Pineapple, and Red Navel oranges. Specialty fruit such as tangelos, are available from November to February, and tangerines and grapefruit are available throughout the season.
Oranges: The most commonly-grown varieties of Florida oranges are Navel, Hamlin, Pineapple, Ambersweet and Valencia. The fresh orange season typically runs from October through June. Most oranges in Florida are grown in the southern two-thirds of the state where freezes are rare. However, Polk County near Tampa in the Central part of the state remains the top citrus producing county.
Grapefruit: The most commonly grown varieties of Florida grapefruit are Ruby Red, Flame, Thompson, Marsh and Duncan. The fresh grapefruit season typically runs from September through June.  More information about Florida citrus varieties.

Available Description November December January February March April May
Fallglo
Tangerine
Mild taste, sweet and juicy              
Robinson Tangerine Rich, sweet flavor with few seeds              
Red Navel
Oranges
Red flesh, rich sweet flavor              
Hamlin
Orange
Excellent juice orange              
Ambersweet Orange Very sweet, usually seedless              
Navel Oranges Peels and sections very easily              
Orlando
Tangelo
Peels easily, very juicy              
Sunburst Tangerine Bright, orange color, rich flavor              
Flame
Grapefruit
Red flesh, usually seedless              
Star Ruby  Grapefruit Dark red, sweet grapefruit              
Ruby Red
Grapefruit
Sweet pink grapefruit              
White
Grapefruit
Tart white grapefruit              
Orlando
Tangelo
Peels easily, very juicy              
Sunburst Tangerines Bright, orange color, rich flavor              
Dancy Tangerine Rich, sweet flavor with spicy aroma              
Pineapple Orange Acclaimed for juicy sweetness              
Minneola Tangelo Deep orange to red-orange color              
Honeybell taneglos also called Minneola, Deep orange to red-orange color              
Temples Florida's best eating orange              
Honey Tangerines Rich red flesh, sweet and juicy              
Valencia Orange Loaded with juice, usually seedless              

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