The Olinda Valencia is currently the most popular Valencia in California. Similar to Frost Valencia, it is exceptionally vigorous and productive, growing to an average of 10' to 12' tall and about 10' to 12' wide.
Olinda originated in California in 1939. Growers are interested in Olinda because of its prolific harvests. Olinda adapts well to varying conditions, tolerating high heat and dryness better than other varieties. The fruit are smooth, of fine quality, thin-skinned and full of juice.