Discovering Dekopon: Japan’s Delicious Citrus Fruit


What is Dekopon? Ι  History and names  Ι   What does Dekopon taste like?  Ι   Where is Dekopon grown?  Ι   How is Dekopon used?

What is Dekopon?

What is dekopon?

Dekopon (Citrus reticulata ‘Shiranui’) is a seedless mandarin variety, that is a cross between the ponkan (also known as Chinese honey orange) and kiyomi (Miyagawa satsuma x Trovita orange). The large fruit has a distinct conical shape and a seedless interior.

Kiyomi and ponkan

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