Umatillas are large, roundish fruit with smooth, glossy, medium-thick, reddish-orange skin.Inside the fruit is orange and very juicy, with about 10 segments on average. Though very occasionally the fruit will be seedless, generally there are 10 or more seeds.
The Umatilla tree has thick, leathery leaves. The fruit can be simply left on the tree until it is needed.
Umatillas are sometimes called a tangelo, but they are actually a tangor.
Umatilla Tangors were developed from a cross between Ruby Oranges and Owari Satsumas in 1911 in Eustis, Florida by W.T. Swingle. The cultivar was released to public in 1931.
Named after Umatilla, Florida.