The best Japanese acid citrus, very aromatic.
Scientific name: Citrus reticulata x C. ichangensis var. austera
Previously: Citrus junos Sieb. ex Tanaka
We have available C17, C20 & C25 pot trees. We have available other formats, as tree straight from seed (seedlings), just ask us for it.
We have a wide range of citrus, you can consult our calendar of commercialization to know your time of harvesting.
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It is a natural hybrid between Ichang papeda and a Chinese mandarin, it produces acid fruits (4.5% acid) and very aromatic, reminiscent in taste and appearance of grapefruit, lime and tangerine. It is used since it has green colour dark and its size is small, 4-5 cm and weigh about 50 to 100 grams until it reaches its full yellow colour to yellow-orange and reaches a size of 7-8 cm., and more than 250 gr weight. It is used as alternative lemon, improving its good properties, mainly the skin and the juice for its intense and excellent aroma, with 3 times more vitamin C than lemons. The fruit contains about 25 seeds, which have interesting medicinal properties.
The colour of their skin evolves from dark green (September) to yellow-green and orange in full maturity (December), and has brown spots that are their hallmark, and do not affect its flavour.
Its culture is very complicated, the branches containing large, sharp spikes and vertical growth, reaching 5 meters high, and since the first seed does not produce fruit until after 15 years.
It is an essential ingredient in Asian cuisine found in Japanese and Korean. Part of the ponzu sauce or condiments like yuzukoshō (yuzu and pepper), yuzu vinegar, spirits, soup, fish, sweets, teas, jams, beers, tonic water, gin, and a host of other uses such as in cosmetics and aromatherapy.
It provides both the meat and the fish an acid point citrus and honeyed aromas reminiscent of mango or common mandarin and brings to end a spicy pepper.
Its fruit is used in all stages of maturity, from small hard green peelers, until fruit with yellow-orange skin and overripe bark and separate the segments, for easy peeling.
In Japan and East Asia, it is citric most important among the more than 15 varieties used and consumption acid is popular in European haute cuisine since I started using the famous French chef with three Michelin stars, Jerome Banctel, in his Parisian restaurant Senderens (Lucas Carton today). Ferran Adrià in 2002, and began using the juice and freeze-dried crust imported into the restaurant El Bulli, after his first visit to Japan.
The restaurant with three Michelin stars, El Celler de Can Roca, elected in 2013 the best in the world, developed in Spain with Yuzu the "fifth taste" primary discovered in Japan, the "umami".
All the best chefs in Europe have been seduced by its fresh fruit, which since 2012 is imported to Europe from Japan and the current availability of fruit produced in the Costa del Azahar in Spain, it is to popularize fast your consumption.* Picture orientation, the product may vary