Vainiglia Sanguigno Pigmented Oranges
Vainiglia Sanguigno is an acidless sweet orange with a pink flesh pigmented by lycopene, a carotenoid. The tree is small to medium-sized at maturity with a round form. The round fruit is medium in size, seedy, with a smooth orange rind of medium thickness. The flesh adjacent to the albedo is pink, and this pink pigmentation often extends to the interior of the fruit, especially in the vicinity of the section membranes. Because of its lack of acidity, the fruit can be eaten as early as late fall or early winter. The fruit is very juicy and is especially prized by Middle-Eastern people.