There are certain characteristics of Orange that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Orange is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Sweet Orange - Persian orange, Navel orange, Valencia orange and Blood orange. Sour Orange - Seville orange, Bergamot orange, Chinotto orange and Daidai.. Orange varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Round and its textureis Succulent. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Orange, its taste is sweet-sour.
Orange color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Oranges are available in shades of orange.