Citrus aurantium L.
Sour oranges and their hybrids
December – May
Its name refers to the small protuberances that often appear on the rind of its fruits, like small horns. Its origin is unknown, but it was already described by botanical authors of the XVII century.
TREE AND FRUIT DESCRIPTION:
Tree of medium size and dense vegetation, very productive. Intense green leaves and winged petiole. White and very aromatic flowers. Large fruits, spherical or pyriform, slightly flattened. Rough rind, reddish when ripe, and often has the characteristic protuberances that give it its name. The pulp has a bitter-acid taste.
Its fruits are used to make high quality jams and excellent desserts. High ornamental value.