Melo Gold are large fruits, averaging 10 to 12 centimeters in diameter, and have a round to ovate shape. The peel is smooth, glossy, and slightly pebbled with small pores that release aromatic oils, and the fruit transitions from green to yellow-green or bright yellow when mature. It is important to note that the fruit's skin color is not the primary indicator of ripeness. Fully mature, sweet fruits may be found covered in green patches. Underneath the peel, a thick, white, bitter, and spongy rind surrounds the pale-yellow flesh, and there are approximately 10 to 14 segments that are juicy, soft, nearly seedless, and tender. Melo Gold Oro Blanco grapefruits have an aromatic, floral scent and a delicate, sweet flavor with no acidic or bitter aftertaste.
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