Variety: Yuzu

Variety Overview

The yuzu is a cross between a primitive citrus and a sour mandarin. It is small and round and has mottled green and yellow textured skin. It’s white, segmented flesh includes seeds. The fragrant fruit is most often used for its zest in drinks and as plate garnishes.

Characteristics

  • Specialty Citrus
  • Citrus
  • Small, round fruit with mottled green and yellow skin

  • Segmented white flesh with seeds

  • Tart flavor that is less dramatic than lemon

  • An average yuzu weighs about 70 grams

  • Green and yellow

  • Round

  • Yes
  • Small, white, oblong

  • September-December

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