Suntreat

Our Varieties

The availability of Suntreat Citrus varieties changes with the seasons. This chart represents our growers' fresh fruit at its peak of flavor and brightest color.

Availability Calendar

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All Varieties

Lemons

Year-round

Lemons are the perfect pop of citrus to your favorite dish. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and are treasured around the world. When selecting lemons look for ones with bright, yellow color with firm, thin skin. Available year-round.

Suntreat Lemon Availability

ORO BLANCOS

December - February

ORO BLANCO is a cross between an acidless pummelo and a white grapefruit and is named for the legendary Spanish "white gold.” It’s distinctive, bright green early season peel gradually turns to yellow through the season, but the golden fruit segments are just as sweet and tasty in the green stage as they are later in the season. Oro Blanco has a unique, sweet-tart flavor, without the bitterness often associated with grapefruit.

Suntreat Oro Blanco Availability

PUMMELOS

December - February

Pummelos come in a wide variety of sizes and colors. They are covered with a think, easy-to-peel rind with a pink flesh. Pummelos are sweet, slightly juicy and have a distinct tropical aroma

Suntreat Pummelos Availability

MELO GOLDS

November - January

Melo Golds are a cross between a Pummelo and a white grapefruit. They are extremely large with yellowish green skin and sweet-tart flavor. Melo golds are a delicious fruit that can be enjoyed on its own or added to salads.

Suntreat Melo Golds Availability

I’m Pink™ CARA CARA

December - April

Think Pink! This navel variety was first discovered in 1976 in the tropics of South America. Its bright orange exterior is similar to other navels but inside the flesh is reddish-pink with an uncommonly sweet and low acid flavor. Thanks to its tropical roots it has been described as evoking notes of cherry, rose petal, orange, and blackberry. Available from December - April.

Suntreat Cara Cara in season

BLOOD ORANGES

January - March

Blood Oranges are a hybrid between the pummelo and the tangerine. They are known for their deep red flesh and rosy blush skin. They have a unique flavor in that they are a perfect mix of sweet, juicy, and tart.

Suntreat Blood Orange Availability

RESERVE NAVELS

January - May

RESERVE NAVEL oranges are allowed to ripen on the tree until the perfect balance of size, texture and sweetness is achieved. Hand-selected and harvested well above the industry standards, this juicy, sweet fruit is the best tasting California orange. Packed for consumers just as for our families.

Suntreat Reserve Navel Availability

MINNEOLAS

January - March

Minneola’s are a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit. They are slightly bell shaped making them easy to identify. Minneola’s are seedless and easy to peel making them the perfect snack on-the go. They have a sweet and tangy flavor and are only around for a short time.

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SUMO CITRUS® Mandarins

January - April

Sumo Citrus is widely recognized by consumers worldwide as the “Best Citrus Ever”. Sumo Citrus was originally developed in Japan, where it is known as Dekopon. This seedless mandarin-orange combination is prized for its ultra-sweet, juicy, complex, melt-in-your-mouth flavor and easy-to-peel skin. Its large size and pebbly peel are crowned by a distinctive topknot. Grown in California exclusively by our Suntreat family growers.

Suki™ Gold Nuggets

March - May

GOLD NUGGET is a medium size mandarin and is named after for gold once found in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, where the Gold Nugget now grows. Its color is bright orange and it has a bumpy, easy to peel and aromatic skin. It is seedless with a deliciously sweet taste making it the perfect late season fruit,

SUMMER NAVELS

April - June

Summer Navels are refreshingly sweet and juicy! They have a bright orange seedless interior that is revealed after peeling (very easily) their slightly thick skin. They have a pleasantly sweet taste that is enjoyed by many!

Suntreat Summer Navels Availability

Valencias

April - October

Valencia oranges are the most popular orange used for juicing because of their sweet content and plentiful juice. They are known for their extremely thin skin. They are the perfect combination of sweet and tart!

Suntreat Valencia Availability

LEE NOVAS

December / January

These mandarins are a cross between Lee and Nova mandarins. Although larger than most mandarins (almost the size of an orange), the fruit is easy to peel, seedless, and very juicy.

Suntreat Lee Nova Availability
Suntreat Lemon Availability

Lemons

October - September

Suntreat Navel Orange Availability

NAVEL ORANGES

October - Mid April

Suntreat Oro Blanco Availability

ORO BLANCOS

December - February

Suntreat Pummelos Availability

PUMMELOS

December - February

Suntreat Melo Gold Availability

MELO GOLDS

November - January

Suntreat Cara Cara Availability

I’m Pink™ CARA CARA

December - April

Suntreat Blood Orange Availability

BLOOD ORANGES

January - March

Suntreat Reserve Navel Availability

RESERVE NAVELS

January - May

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MINNEOLAS

January - March

Suntreat Sumo Citrus Availability

Sumo Citrus® Mandarins

January - April

Suntreat Suki Gold Nuggets Availability

Suki™ GOLD NUGGETs

March - May

Suntreat Summer Navels Availability

SUMMER NAVELS

April - June

Suntreat Valencia Availability

Valencias

April - October

Suntreat Lee Nova Availability

December / January