VALENCIA ORANGE

Our plantation is located in the southwest region of Antioquia, between the eastern slope of the Western mountain range and the western slope of the Central mountain range that compose the Cauca river canyon. This region is blessed with fertile lands and enjoys the influence of a multitude of microclimatic conditions that allow us to obtain superior quality fruit year round

Our plantation is doubly certified by (ICA) as:  

ICA Certification for Fresh Fruit Production
ICA Produce Export Company

Year planted:

     Since 1978.

Production:

6,000 Tons / year

Altitude: 

650 to 850 meters above sea level 

Plantation configuration:

Hexagonal.

Area:

       150 hectares 

Harvest:

Year round.

 

TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

  • Planted variety:
  • Valencia Orange
  • Scientific name :

  • Citrus sinesis.

  • Family:

  • Rutacea.

  • Origin:  

  • Puente iglesias.

  • Tree:   

  • Perennial with rounded crown. Slightly thorny stems. Elliptical and sharp leaves. White flowers very perfumed, with 5 petals and numerous stamens.

  • Fruit:  

  • Medium sized, somewhat thick and hard crust. Smooth surface, slightly rough, abundant juice and less than six (6) seeds per fruit.

  • Brix Grade:   

  • 11 on average