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Royal Tangerine

Temple Oranges are an old time favorite. The Temple orange is a hybrid of the mandarin orange and the sweet orange. They are bright in color and very juicy and sweet, making them a great treat or snack throughout the day.

Seasonal Availability

MONTH J F M A M J J A S O N D
Florida X 1/2
MONTH
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Florida
X 1/2

Regions

Florida

Health Benefits

  • Hight in Vitamin C
  • Fat Free
  •  Soldium Free
  • Cholesterol Free

 

How to Select

Select a temple orange that is round, firm and heavy in size.  The skin should be smooth with a reddish blush.  Skin blemishes or other minor flaws on the on the skin does not affect the eating quality of the fruit.  Oranges do not continue to ripen once they are harvested.

How to Store

Oranges will last much longer under refrigeration. Store in the refrigerator, away from vegetables for up to two weeks. They can be stored at a cool room temperature for one of two days.

How to Prepare