Oronules is an early Clementine variety with good eating characteristics. The peel is an attractive red-orange, and the flesh has the fine qualities of its Fina parent.
Growers are attracted to Oronules for its early maturity and good quality, though yield and fruit size can be problematic.
Consumers will enjoy Oronules for its fine eating qualities and east-to-remove peel.
Good Fruit Guide Rating: ****
Origin: Oronules is a natural mutation of Fina, discovered in Nules, Spain in 1970.
Grown in: Spain, Morocco, South Africa
Harvest & Availability: In Spain, Oronules in harvested in late September, about the same as Marisol. In South Africa, harvest takes place in late April.
- May: South Africa
- June: South Africa
- October: Spain
- November: Spain