Citrus waves are rolling in like an endless summer, brah. The primo Valencia is old-school orange. A tangy treat to take down the hall to the dawn patrol. The Valencia “re-greens” as it ripens on the tree, green near the stem is normal.
Preparation TipsSlice into sections for orange smiles all around - and let the sunshine in! Valencia oranges also make great orange juice.
Storage TipsOranges can be stored at room temperature for a couple of weeks or refrigerated for up to several weeks. Keep out of direct sunlight.
Ever see a green-tinged orange and wondered if it means the orange isn’t ripe yet? The FruitGuys asked one of its farmers, Emily Ayala of Friend’s Ranch, growers of the fabulous Pixie Tangerine and other citrus, in Ojai, California to explain why “re-greening” sometimes happens to orange citrus. Emily said:“Fruit grown in the warmer Matilija Canyon [...]