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How The Valencia Became America's Favorite Orange

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Although it was named after a city in Spain, the Valencia Orange was actually made in America. One of the most widely cultivated fruits on Earth, it was developed by William Wolfskill, a California land developer, in the middle of the 19th century. A hybrid fruit, it was a cross... more

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Interesting Facts about Valencia Oranges

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Image by edans via Flickr Even though the Valencia orange was named for the city of Valencia in Spain, where there are lots of orange trees and a lot of citrus fruit grown, it was created in the US. A citrus farmer created the Valencia hybrid in California. The orange... more

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