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Where to buy sour oranges in California

January 13, 2010
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Sour oranges (David Karp / For The Times )

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Here's where to find sour oranges and sour orange products:


Avakian's Grocery. Seville oranges. 1100 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale, (818) 242-3222.

Crown Valley Marketplace. Seville oranges. 27771 Center Drive, Mission Viejo, (949) 347-0824.

Jons Marketplace. Seville oranges.

Jordan Market. Seville oranges. 24771 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, (949) 770-3111.

Mud Creek Ranch. Seville oranges. Santa Monica (Wednesday) and Hollywood (Sunday) farmers markets.

Polito Family Farms. Bouquetier à Grandes Fleurs sour oranges. Santa Monica (Wednesday) farmers market.

Rising C Ranches. Seville, Bouquet de Fleurs and Chinotto sour oranges, wholesale and by mail order. Six pounds for $24 (including shipping). 12184 Ave. 472, Orange Cove, (559) 626-7917,

Super Irvine. Seville oranges. 14120 Culver Drive, Irvine, (949) 552-8844.

Super Jordan. Seville oranges. 1449 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 478-1706.

Super King markets. Seville oranges.

Super Tochal. Seville oranges. 1418 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 441-1041.


Corti Bros. Mail order, Seville marmalade (made from trees on the grounds of the state Capitol) and panettone made with Chinotto variant sour oranges. 5810 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, (916) 736-3800,

E. Waldo Ward & Son. Marmalade made from its own Seville oranges, at retail store and by mail order. 273 E. Highland Ave., Sierra Madre, (626) 355-1218,

June Taylor Co. Artisanal Seville orange marmalade; candied Seville orange peel. Sold by mail order, at San Francisco Ferry Plaza farmers market, and at shops in Southern California (see website). 2207 4th St., Berkeley, (510) 548-2236,

Robert Lambert. Seville orange marmalade, by mail order. 1104 Via Horqueta Ave., San Rafael, (415) 256-8110,


Four Winds Growers. Seville, Bouquet de Fleurs and Chinotto trees. 42186 Palm Ave., Fremont, (510) 656-2591,

Citrus Variety Collection. Information about and photographs of 46 sour orange and sour orange hybrid varieties. www.citrusvariety .html.

-- David Karp

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