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You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« on: October 27, 2018, 01:39:56 AM »



Apparently Haggen is carrying "Yuzu Lemons".
probably only for a short seasonal time

They don't look very ripe, but they are loaded with lots of fresh seeds inside.

Last week they were also carrying Buddha's Hand citron.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2018, 02:05:40 PM »
Never been to a market that carried Yuzu.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 09:41:30 AM »
I wish they had it here. I bet your market carries locally grown produce, SoCal2warm.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2018, 04:23:02 PM »
The market here isn't anywhere near citrus growing territory.
But I see a surprising amount of variety in several of the markets around here. Probably has to do with the culture, the "back to the land" movement around here. It's kind of an unusual area, there's an interesting symbiosis of urban and rural.

I doubt anyone here even realizes it is possible to grow Yuzu outside in this area.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2018, 12:00:25 AM »
The Yuzu peel and rind (or pith) are kind of interesting. They are more edible and not as bitter as regular citrus, so it's easier to use them in cooking.
Maybe not quite as delicate and tender as kumquat, but close to the level of mandarinquat. Basically all I have to do is cut one open into slices, pop out all the seeds (the seeds are big), then thin dice all the rinds with the pulp still attached and it's fit for putting into a noodle broth.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2018, 10:09:47 AM »
Yuzu does not come true from seed.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2018, 01:06:50 PM »
The larger Asian markets in Portland have Yuzu's for sale.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2018, 01:23:47 PM »
Yuzu does not come true from seed.
I think it does 98 percent of the time, but I may be mistaken.
I found a source stating the seeds in Yuzu were nucellar.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2018, 03:57:55 PM »
Went back & looked at my old notes, Citrus junos does come true from seed.

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Re: You'll never believe what I found at the supermarket...
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2018, 06:51:12 AM »
It has about 20 % of zygotic seedlings. That's why you are both right (or both wrong  ;) ).

 

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