The sweet orange tree comes from the southeastern regions of Asia, where it was cultivated thousands of years ago. Subsequently, it expanded throughout the East along the Silk Road.

Sweet oranges were highly prized for their flavor and healing properties. In the 10th century, the Arabs introduced the bitter orange tree in Europe through Andalusia, extending as far as Murcia.

The sweet orange tree began to be cultivated in the XV-XVI centuries. The Murcian orchard cultivates numerous varieties of oranges with particularities in their flavor, juiciness, size, growing conditions and different productivity.

This allows to choose the most suitable type for each specific use; either for consumption as table fruit, juice, for the manufacture of different derivatives (jams, fruit salads…), etc.

Varieties that we commercialize

Learn about the varieties



Variety of tree of medium size, more or less rounded crown with dense foliage of very dark green color that identifies it easily. Its orange is of medium size with a rounded or slightly oval shape, it has no seeds and the pulp is very juicy. The skin has an intense orange colour and has a little prominent navel. It is the variety of orange tree most resistant to cold and lime. It has a tendency to alternate harvests. Its oranges are of high quality for fresh consumption.



The tree is vigorous, of large size and with vigorous vertical branches. It is sensitive to cold. Its orange is round or slightly flattened, practically seedless, thin-skinned and of medium to large size. It produces a sweet-tasting orange juice, which makes it an ideal variety for both table and industrial use.



The tree is large and vigorous, with thorns especially on the most vigorous branches. The leaves are clear green. It tends to have very high blooms that cause competition between organs, resulting in low fruit set and low productivity. The fruit is of medium-small size and has an oval shape. The rind is thin, consistent and peels with some difficulty. Its color is pale orange. The navel is not very visible to the outside. The pulp has a firm texture and is good for orange juice. It is seedless.


Navel Lane Late

It is a vigorous orange tree, almost thornless, with dense foliage and dark green leaves. The orange has a good size, thin skin and moderately pronounced navel. Table orange, easy to peel, with moderate amount of juice, seedless and sweet flavor.


Valencia late

The tree is vigorous of large size with a slight tendency to verticality, it has few thorns and they are small. It is highly adaptable to various climates and types of soil The fruit has a medium-large size, rounded or slightly oval shape. Thin and smooth rind, or sometimes somewhat grainy. High quantity of juice with good aroma and slightly acid, with good characteristics for the industry. In general, it is seedless.

When each variety is harvested

Orange season

Varieties Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jn Jl Ag Sep Oct Nov Dec
Navelina X                   X X
Salustiana X X                 X X
Navel   X X                  
Navel Lane Late       X X              
Valencia Late       X X X X X X      



Packaging Method
Weight Type Packed Loose
6 kg Cardboard box
6 kg Wooden box
10 kg Wooden box
15 kg Wooden box
Cardboard box
20 kg 1 kg Net bags x20
20 kg 2 kg Net bags x10

All packaging can be supplied with Barcodes and/or Stickers on request.

If you cannot see the packaging you require please contact us as we can also provide specialised packaging.

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