Famiglia: Limoni Cedrati – Citrus Limonimedica
Nome botanico in latino: C. limonimedica “Piretto”
Disponibile mezzo fusto o cespuglio
Vaso di diametro 20 o 22 cm
€ 35,00 – € 100,00
A Sicilian citron-lemon, also known as Pirittu due to its pear shape. It is sour, but sweeter than a lemon, and is eaten in salads and various side dishes. The pith is juicier and sometimes thicker than the rind; it can be eaten with the flesh or alone because it is sweet.
On the feast day of Saint Agatha, it is sold in the streets, cut into segments like slices of melon and sprinkled with salt.
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