Orange is a citrus fruit, round, orange and with pulp the interior, also orange, formed by small segments full of juice. Varieties: There are numerous varieties divided into three large groups: navel, white and sanguine. The Navel orange is the best as table fruit. Seasonality: It is a fruit whose availability extends throughout the year, although its consumption is more abundant during the winter months, from November to April.
It is a hairy peach and with much similarity to the yellow nectarine, of reddish and orange skin. Its flesh is yellow and has a soft and juicy texture. Its taste is very sweet with a mild acid touch. Varieties: There are many varieties of red peach. Among them: Crimson Lady, Ruby Rich, Summer Rich, Red Lady, Extrem sweet or Royal Moon, etc. Seasonality: The red peach is a typical fruit of the summer, since we can find it during the months of July, August and September.
Small fruit with a round or oval shape. Its yellow skin is thin but hard, smooth and shiny. The meat is fleshy and fibrous and with a sweet to sour taste. Varieties: The best-known variety is the Golden Japan, which is pale yellow in colour and very bright. Seasonality: The best months for the consumption of plums are June, July and August.
The fruit is a globular berry with a coriaceous bark. The interior of the pomegranate is divided by a whitish membrane into several lobes; Lobes containing numerous seeds covered with a cover, called sarcotesta, and stuffed with red and juicy pulp. Varieties: There are three main varieties of pomegranates, according to the fruit they give: Common pomegranate, whose fruits are those that we find in the market habitually. Granado tart, whose fruit is not edible, but has beautiful flowers used in ornamentation. Pomegranate without pips, is a characteristic variety of Middle East, in which the grains do not have the inner nugget. The most produced varieties in Spain, especially in Andalusia and the Levantine area are: Grano Elche, which matures between October and November, and Mollar de Játiva or Mollar de Valencia, of earlier collection. Seasonality: It is one of the typical fruits of autumn, since it begins to be collected in mid-September until the end of November.