Oranges

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NEWHALL


newhall

This is the first variety to harvest, which is available for sale from mid-november until the end of February. Our annual production is around 550 tons. The fruit has an oval shape and the bark has a strong orange tone. Fruit size is medium to large (220 to 350g), with a small navel. The fruit is seedless and its pulp is juicy, sweet and savorous.

LANELATE


lanelate

In mid February we start picking the variety Lanelate, which crop runs until the end of May. This variety is originated in Australia, obtained from a mutation of the variety Washington Navel. Our production is around 300 ton. The fruit has a spherical shape, with a medium to large size, although slightly smaller than Newhall. It is also a seedless variety. The pulp is sweet and pleasant, with low acid content.

 

RHODE e BARNFIELD


rhode

Rhode and Barnfield are varieties originating in Australia, obtained from the variety Lanelate. However their harvest starts a few weeks later, in late March, or early April. The fruits may remain on the trees until mid or end of July without loss of quality. The fruit shape, size, skin, pulp and flavor are identical to those of  LaneLate. The Barnfield variety revealed an optimal adaptation to the area of Tavira, attaining high levels of productivity and quality. Of these two varieties we produce annually about 350 tons.

 

VALÊNCIA LATE


valencialate

The Valencia Late variety is the most distributed and cultivated in the world, given its ability to adapt to the most diverse environmental conditions. It was developed and perfected in California and Florida (Clone “Frost”) at the beginning of last century. Fruits of this variety are of medium size (180 to 300g), with spherical and uniform shape. Fruit color is less intense than the strong orange tone found on Navel varieties. This variety is naveless, and has few or no seeds. The bark is of medium thickness and smooth surface. The juice is abundant with good flavor. The harvest takes place preferentially from May to late July. We produce around 150 ton. This variety conserves well in refrigerators.

 

LARANJA D.JOÃO


djoao

“Dom João” is a genuine Portuguese variety. It was discovered in Beja in the middle of the last century. It is most likely a clone of “Valencia Late” variety, from which it retains almost all characteristics. “D.João” was introduced in Algarve in the beginning of 1950 decade, adapting very well to the regions soil and climate. Comparing to “Valencia Late” “D. João” fruits are slightly smaller, but sweeter. It has little or no seeds. It is a variety that can remain on the trees throughout the summer, until late September, without losing quality. Our production exceeds 400 tons.