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Bitter oranges or Seville oranges, which is also known as the Real or sour of Spain, belonging to a group of varieties that are grown without grafting.

The fruit is round and slightly flattened of medium size, the crust is rough, coarse, thick and with many seeds, this orange is not suitable for fresh consumption because its pulp is very bitter and acidic.

Its collection is at the beginning of January, it is mainly used for the elaboration of jams and liqueurs for its strong aroma, you can also get a series of by-products such as essential oils from the bark and orange blossom water, used in food and cosmetics.

It is one of the species of citrus fruit has more demand for their ornamental interest, especially in the south and east of Spain, being here the warmest and favorable climate for the orange trees.

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