- Flower nameSanbokan
- Scientific nameCitrus sulcata
- Alias三宝柑, Citrus sulcata
- Place of origin Wakayama Prefecture (Japan)
- Place of flowering
- Flowering seasonMay
What is Sanbokan
Sanbokan (scientific name: Citrus sulcata) is a special product of Wakayama Prefecture, and is an evergreen shrub / citrus fruit tree belonging to the family Rutaceae. A kind of citrus fruit whose parents are unknown. The fruit is medium-sized and has a bottom that resembles a decopon( (scientific name: Citrus unshiu x C. sinensis) x C. reticulata). The fruit has a refreshing taste and aroma. The peel is easy to peel, but it is thick and has few flesh, has many seeds, and tends to rise. The pulp is used for jams and marmalades, and the peel is used for cooking dishes such as steamed tea.
Common name: Sanbokan, Scientific name: Citrus sulcata,Origin: Wakayama (Japan), Lifestyle : Evergreen shrub / fruit tree, tree height: 3 m, leaf shape: oval, leaf arrangement: mutual growth, leaf edge: dull serrated, single inflorescence, flowering period: May, flower color: white, flower diameter: 2-3 cm, Flower shape: Five-petal flower, Fruit type: Berries, Fruit color: Orange, Fruit diameter: 10 cm, Fruit weight: 250-300 g, Fruit set: December-June, Season: March-April : Cookware, jam, marmalade.