honeybell

  • What is a Honeybell Orange?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Imagine being surrounded by different varieties of oranges, tangerines, mandarins, grapefruit, lemons and limes. You are being inundated with varying aromatic citrus fragrances and feel refreshed and revitalized. But did you know that there is another citrus fruit that is so rare and unique in taste and shape that it is placed on an elite throne in the citrus pantheon? Not a tangerine not a pomelo, it is a tangelo. Honeybells or Minneola Tangelo (botanical name Citrus reticulata x C. paradise) is a cross between the sweet Dancy Tangerine and tart Duncan grapefruit giving it a perfect flavor combination of…

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