- Blood Oranges
A primary source of vitamin C, citrus also contains good amounts of folacin, potassium, calcium, thiamin, magnesium and niacin.
The history of the Clementine is somewhat of a mystery, although it is thought that a monk from Algeria discovered a natural mutation while working in a mandarin garden at an orphanage.
Seedling believed to be a natural mandarin x orange hybrid( tangor). Various clonal selections exist such as Koster, Herps and Robinson, and small differences in fruit quality have been demonstrated.
A wonderful fruit that grows on small evergreen trees, kumquats are entirely edible, and offer a lot of nutritional benefits: vitamins A and C (all of the bioflavinoids in the C complex), some iron and calcium, lots of fiber, and no cholesterol fat or sodium.
One medium lemon has 18 calories (approximately), no fat or cholesterol, minimal sodium and supplies a huge amount of vitamin c. 95% of the fresh lemons produced in the US are grown in California and Arizona.
Winola (Spring Suntina) is a most impressively attractive fruit with many of Temple's features: deep reddish-orange color, finely pebbled rind texture and of medium size and consistent shape.