The Minneola tangelo (Citrus x tangelo cv. Minneola) belongs to Rutaceae (Citrus family). It is an evergreen small tree that was cross breeded by USDA Horticultural Research Station in Orlando in 1931. It is a interspecific hybrid between Duncan grapefruit and Dancy tangerine. It is characterized by a stem-end neck, which makes the fruit appear bell-shaped. The fruit is usually large, about 80 mm in diameter, when mature, its peel is bright-reddish-orange color. The fruit matures in the December-February period, with January being the peak. It is named after Minneola city in Lake County, Florida.