Round thick skinned juicy edible fruit that is a reddish-yellow color
types: type of small orange with loose skin.
them at 12 degrees Celcius (=57o F) or if you like in the refrigerator.
This is nice when you use them for squeezing.
Orange trees are
trees. They grow 8 to 15 m. high.
The mandarin tree
grows up to
7,5 m. high.
The kumquat plant
is a shrub
that grows up to 4m. high.
Sweety: see grapefruits.
The orange is
thousands of years now. It is supposed to originate from South- and
crossed a mandarin and an orange and this luckily crossing
was a seedless
a looser skin thus easier to peel: the clementine. (beginning of the
The satsuma is a
Oranges are eaten by
and squeezed a lot.
eaten by hand
and can be used to squeeze as well. A great sweetner for grapefruit
Kumquats are eaten
the edible skin,
is a seedless mandarin.
in fortified orange juice is better absorbed than the calcium in milk.
A glass of milk (8 ounces) has 291 mg of calcium; of which 93 mg is
(31%). Fortified orange juice (8 ounces) has 350 mg of calcium; of
130 mg. is absorbed (37%).
contains about 50 mg. vitamin C; this is about 2/3 of our daily need;
are an acid
and therefore a detoxifying
can't be eaten raw and are used to make marmalades;
is never colored artificially.
colors orange under the influence of cold temperatures. In the tropics
the fruit keeps a green to green with yellow stains color.
is like a citrus fruit and has an edible skin. It is the most well
of the sort fortunella which is closely related to Citrus.
of small orange with loose skin. The mandarin got its name because it
exploited by high-ranking government officials in China (mandarins).
a crossing between a tangerine and a grapefruit and can be recognized
little nose". Can be peeled manually. Is a type of Tangelo, a minneola
is a specifically marketed tangelo.
There are different types of oranges: navel oranges, Valencia oranges
blood oranges are the most cultivated races.
a tangelo is a crossing between a tangerine, a grapefruit and an
A specific kind of tangelo is the Ugli which is described further on
a very special seedling from Japan. Its skin is a bit tighter than the
and it doesn't have seeds as well.
a tangerine is an orange-red mandarin with a particular citrus taste.
be peeled manually.
specific kind of tangelo, easier to peel. A crossing between a
a grapefruit and an orange. Looks really ugli and sometimes has brown
Can be peeled manually.