Honeybells Are a "Limited Edition Fruit" -- Coming in January for Three Weeks Only
Some call them tangelos even though they're actually a cross between a Dancy tangerine and a Duncan grapefruit. But they're also known as honeybells. Hurricanes and frosts keep their habitat scarce and render them rare and coveted. With an extra-juicy, from-the-tree sweetness, they make a brief appearance after Christmas; then they're gone till next year.
Bonnie at the Cushman's store in West Palm Beach says the remarkable, bell-shaped fruits usually show up the first week of January and are gone by the end of the month.
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