Citrus

citrusSouth Africa is the largest citrus producer in the Southern Hemisphere. Most of the crop is produced for juice (Valencia types), followed by oranges for the fresh produce market (Navel types).

World class lemons, grapefruit and easy peelers are also grown.

Citrus Packing Calendar
Weeks
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
Grapefruit
Star Ruby
 
 
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
 
 
 
 
 
Lemons
Eureka
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
 
 
 
 
 
 
Navel
Early Navel
 
 
 
 
17
18
19
20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Midseason Navel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Navel late
Navel late
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29
30
31
32
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soft citrus
Soft citrus
 
 
 
 
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valencia
Valencia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38

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