Ferris Groves - 80 Years in Citrus

In 1931, L.G. Doc Ferris began planting citrus trees in the rich, hammock soil of Duval Island, in historic Floral City, Florida. The trees took root in the fertile ground, and for 75 years, the land has produced all varieties of Florida's finest citrus: Hamlin and Navel oranges, Dancy and Murcott tangerines, Honeybell tangelos, Flame and Ruby Red grapefruit, and more.

In 1944, Ferris Groves added a packing and shipping plant. Shortly thereafter, a retail store was built, and with it, Ferris Groves, gift fruit business began. It continues to this day.

Our retail store is open from November to mid-April, 9:00 AM to 530 PM, Monday through Saturday and 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sundays. Stop by today to order your gift fruit, so that it reaches family and friends in time for the holidays. You can be sure you'll be sending the finest fruit available; it's 100% guaranteed. We also offer syrups, sauces, jams and jellies and fresh-squeezed orange juice.

We're not just Berries and Oranges!

Other Goodies Include:

  • Our very own Dry Aged Beef for the best flavor!
  • Fruit-based Salsas – Made in small batches (Tortilla chips also available)
  • Unique BBQ Sauces, Salad Dressings and Sauces
  • Amish Cheeses, Butters and Spreads
  • Jams, Jellies, Preserves and Marmalades – Over 50 varieties!
  • Citrus Candies, Homemade Fudge and Chocolates
  • Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice!
  • Local Honey
  • Handmade Soaps
  • Fresh Pecans

We’ll gladly make up gift baskets with products you select! Need something special for dessert? Watch us make you a strawberry pie with our fresh picked berries. Or, maybe you feel like a fresh strawberry or orange milk shake. How about a strawberry shortcake or tart?

And of course, there is always the fresh picked flats of berries and bags of citrus!

From November through April, you can find the Ferris Berry at our retail store. You’ll see why Floral City residents look forward to the harvest: It’s the time of year when they can enjoy some of the sweetest strawberries and blueberries grown anywhere. It’s also a good time to treat yourself to an old-fashioned strawberry milkshake, strawberry tart or a freshly made strawberry pie.

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New This Season!

  • Dockside Key Lime Cake

    Our original recipe, straight from the Florida Keys. A moist, rich bundt cake made with 100% all natural Key Lime juice. The cake has a pleasing tartness that tingles your taste buds. A t...

    $35.99
  • White Grapefruit

    Sweet and juicy, the White Grapefruit is Florida’s best-kept citrus secret. Try one, they’re really delicious!

    Available mid-November through March

    From: $45.99
  • Citrus Fanfare

    Some of the best tastes of the Sunshine State will arrive in this gift of juicy Navel Oranges, Ruby Red Grapefruit, creamy chocolate-coated Coconut Patties and genuine citrus juicy candy ...

    $45.99
  • Scarlet Navels and Grapefruit

    Scarlet Navel Oranges and Ruby Red Grapefruit together in one colorful gift.

    Available mid-December through mid-April

    From: $45.99
  • Rubies

    They’re smaller than our premium Grapefruit and larger than a Petite Sweet, but their flavor is just as BIG. The ruby is a sweet little package of rich, Ruby Red goodness. It’...

    From: $42.99
  • Florida Favorites

    The sweetest Navel Oranges, plump and juicy Grapefruit, a nougat-filled Pecan Log, creamy chocolate-dipped Coconut Patties, hard fruit candies and two 3 oz. jars of genuine Marmalade. You...

    $49.99
  • Coconut Patties

    Florida’s world famous, premium quality candies made with creamy, shredded coconut squares hard-dipped in a dark chocolate coating. Six coconutty treats in each box.

    From: $25.99
  • Honeybell Assortment

    For Honeybell lovers!

    When the fruit is gone, have a Honeybell blast with our Tiffany tin filled to the brim with Honeybell juice candies, Honeybell Milk Chocolate Crunch, Honeybel...

    $45.99
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    Dockside Mini Citrus Sampler

    Six citrusy 4 oz. mini bundt cakes! Two Key Largo Lemon, two Sunrise Orange and two Key Lime flavors.

     

    $39.99
  • Fruit Trio

    Three of our most favorite citrus flavors are in season just in time for holiday gift-giving. Four each of Ruby Red Grapefruit, Navel Oranges, and seedless Mandarins picked at the peak of...

    $45.99
  • Honeybells and Navels

    Welcome in the New Year with this popular duo. We’ve paired sweet Navel Oranges and juicy Honeybells, ripe and ready to eat together in one gift.

    Available Januar...

    From: $45.99
  • Ruby Red Grapefruit

    Naturally sweet, almost seedless, these thin skinned, rosy beauties will please everyone on your gift list. Picked at the peak of ripeness, fresh from the groves to you.

    From: $45.99