the best Calabrian citrus

citrus clementine

Clementine tree comes from graft between mandarin and orange tree (C. Reticula x C. Aurantium).
Clementine differs from classic mandarin mostly for lack of seeds, it shows more rounded and with a more orange flesh color. Easily digestible, it is the less rich in acid than other citrus and so more suitable for sensitive stomachs. It contains many substances like iron, potassium, magnesium and folic acid, which give benefit to the body. High amounts of vitamin C places clementine in the best natural remedies for prevention and treatment of colds and flu. Moreover clementine being particularly diuretic and presenting a low caloric contribution (only 37 Kcal per 100 grams) is favored for low-caloric diet or for refreshing breaks.
The company selection of clementines includes: Caffin, Orogros, Spinoso, Fedele, Comune, SRA89, Hernandina.
The harvesting starts in mid september, after a sever check of both the quality of the fruit and the perfect brix degree and ends in january.