Yuzu

Citrus junos

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  • Flower name
    Yuzu
  • Scientific name
    Citrus junos
  • Aliasホンユズ, 柚子, 本柚子
  • Place of originYangtze River in China
  • Place of floweringOrchard
  • Flowering seasonMay
  • Language of flowersDirt free person

What is Yuzu

Yuzu or citrus junos (scientific name: citrus junos) is a native upper product of the Yangtze River in China, and is a cold-resistant evergreen small shrub of the family Rutaceae. The origin of production in Japan is South Tohoku, especially main village in Kochi prefecture is famous. It is easy to cultivate strongly against pest damage and cold, but slow growth is a difficult point. In early summer, the white five-flowered flowers will bloom. On the surface of the yellow fruit which becomes after the flowers there are uneven bumps and dips. The fruit has a strong sour taste and there is fragrance in the leather. We use fruits as food. For main use, Japanese cuisine such as cooked dishes and aromas, sweets, processed foods, Yuzu hot water is set up at the winter solstice. {{Oniyuzu}} has 'yuzu' to the name, but it is a plant of another genus.

Common name: Yuzu, scientific name: citrus junos, another name: Citrus junos, Origin: China's Yangtze River upstream, distribution : South Tohoku, height: 200-500 cm, leaf color: green, flower color: white, fruit: yellow, flowering period: May, flower diameter: 3 cm, seed period: October to December.


  • Eye
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Rutaceae
  • Genus
    Citrus
  • Species
    C. junos
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant evergreen small shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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