Hyuganatsu

Citrus tamurana

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  • Hyuganatsu
  • Flower name
    Hyuganatsu
  • Scientific name
    Citrus tamurana
  • Alias日向夏, コナツ, ニューサマーオレンジ, New Summer Orange, Hyuganatsu
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Hyuganatsu

Hyuganatsu (Scientific name: Citrus tamurana) is an evergreen shrub and fruit tree belonging to the citrus family, native to Japan. The branches have thorns. In Hyuga (now Miyazaki Prefecture), it was seeded by chance during the Edo period. The fruit is a sweet, juicy, edible citrus fruit. In early summer, small fruits are formed in a spherical shape with a yellow pericarp and smooth surface. The fruit peels off the yellow rind and eats the flesh with the white part inside (not the peel). Cultivated in Kochi Prefecture and other prefectures, Konatsu , Tosa Konatsu, and New Summer Orange.

Generic name: Hyuganatsu, Scientific name: Citrus tamurana, Place of origin: Miyazaki (Japan), Tree form: Standing, Tree height: 2-3 m, Leaf length: 8-12 cm, Leaf shape: Pierce, Leaf margin: Sawtooth, Leaf order: Alternating, Flower color: White, flowering period : May-June, Flower form: Five-petaled flower, Flower diameter: 3-3.5 cm, Fruit type: Berries, Fruit shape: Horizontally slightly flat spherical, Fruit tree diameter :: 8-10 cm, Fruiting stage October-November (immature), Harvesting season: May of the following year, Remarks: Other fruit set, Use: Garden planting, fruit tree.


  • Eye
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Rutaceae
  • Genus
    Citrus
  • Species
    C. tamurana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeevergreen shrub and fruit tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.5 cm

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