The Melogold, similar to the Oroblanco, is a cross between a White Grapefruit and a Pomelo. The amazing UC-Riverside citrus breeding program developed this variety, which is prized for its high sugar content, low acidity, and the fact that it strays from its Pomelo parentage by having juicy and delicate flesh that's easily separated from the segment membranes. The Melogold the perfect variety to convince even the most ardent grapefruit-hater to give the fruit another try.
Lisle Babcock of Terra Bella, California, is a grower who knows his stuff and always stays on the cutting edge. He has made the transition to organic and is always planting the latest and greatest citrus. He hand picks his oranges, and uses a horsehair brush to clean them and let them 'breathe.' Let Lisle and his family delight you with their wonderful varieties throughout the year!Read more