Mythology tells that it covered the Atlas Mountains, although its real origin is in Southeast Asia.It is believed to be named after its colour, which is similar to that of the costumes worn by the rulers of Indochina and southern China, known as Mandarins, who held it in high esteem.
As a consequence of the great voyages and migratory movements: Alexander the Great’s conquests, crusades, etc., it spread throughout Europe.
In Spain it began to be traded at the beginning of the 18th century. In 2006, Spain produced more than 2.5 million tons, making it the second largest producer in the world.
The Region of Murcia dedicates an area of approximately 1,657 hectares to lemon cultivation, producing around 62,000 tons in 2007. The climate in our region is highly suitable for its cultivation.
Varieties that we commercialize
Learn about the varieties
Also called fine, its shape is spherical to oval, without a neck. The rind of the fruit is thin, smooth and has a lot of juice and high acidity. High juice content. It has a higher number of seeds than the Verna variety.
Its shape is oval and the outsides are pointed. Its skin is thick and strong, protecting it more when it is transported and packed. It is almost seedless and has a level of acidity relatively low. It has large amount of juice. It is one of most important varieties of lemon in European markets and it is cultivated in Spain.
When is each variety harvested?
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All packaging can be supplied with Barcodes and/or Stickers on request.
If you cannot see the packaging you require please contact us as we can also provide specialised packaging.