Valencia Pride is a Haden seedling selected and named in Florida in 1941. The tree is a vigorous large grower making it an excellent shade tree complemented by an exceptionally attractive fruit. The tree is forming a large, spreading, open canopy of 50 ft. The long, slender fruit have a pronounced S-shape. They are quite large, weighing from 21 to 32 oz. (600 - 900 g). The skin color is striking, having a yellow base color and a vivid crimson to dark red blush. The flesh is firm, melting, and juicy with a mild, and sweet flavor and little fiber. The fruiting season is July to August. This variety is recommended for dooryard planting because of its good eating quality and consistent production.