Variety: Blood Oranges

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Variety Overview

Blood oranges are a small citrus fruit that has deep burgundy flesh, giving it its name. The juicy flesh has a rich orange flavor with raspberry and strawberry overtones and is less acidic than common oranges. It is also known as pigmented orange or sanguine. Blood oranges are available from late winter through early summer.

Characteristics

  • Oranges
  • Citrus
  • Similar to a typical orange, with irregular deep red pattern on skin

  • Deep red

  • Sweet and tart; less acidic than regular oranges, with a hint of raspberry

  • An average orange weighs 5-6 ounces

  • Orange with irregular dark red markings

  • Round

  • Yes
  • White, oblong

  • Late winter through early summer

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