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2023- 2024 citrus season

begins again in November

Our Mission is to grow, pack and market tree ripe Georgia Citrus; grown for exceptional fresh eating quality and culinary uses.

Want to buy local?

Franklin's Citrus is available during harvest season in many locations. Check out our current vendor list! 

When to expect your favorite variety?

Harvest for select varieties varies by the day- however it is typically available around the same time of year. See here harvest times

Joe Franklin

Owner | Founder and CEO

Meet the Founder of Franklins Citrus Farm – Joe Franklin.

Bill Renz

Owner | Sales and Marketing

Meet the Farm Manager - Bill Renz.


Here at Franklin Citrus Farms in Statesboro, Georgia, we specialize in growing Satsuma Mandarins, Sweet Georgia Kisses or ‘Kishu’ Mandarins, ‘Ruby’ Red grapefruit, along with a vast diversity of other premium fresh eating citrus.  Season begins around late October through Early February depending on weather patterns. This makes them the perfect healthy fruit snack for the entire family during the Fall and Winter. Always a big hit around Thanksgiving and Christmas plus a perfect holiday gift too. Look at our ‘Buy Local’ page for markets near you or order them online and have them shipped straight to you or that special person you would like to share with. From our farm to your table.

Want to know when varieties are in season?
Review the varieties harvest times from October through February. 


Come See Us in Statesboro.
Come visit us at the stand for both we pick and you pick strawberries!

Follow Along Our Story.
Franklin's Citrus Farm continues to grow year after year. Learn more about where we started and what's new!


This is GREAT fruit...

 and Amanda at the stand was the best too. I bought a bag of Kisses, and realized once I got home to Guyton, I had eaten half of them while driving. 

Thank You!!! Yes, these things are addictive!!!!

- Alan W.

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