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Draak

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Citrus texture
« on: May 04, 2020, 01:20:03 PM »
A while back, the weird fruit explorer reviewed citrus in Japan. His review of the setoka citrus was particularly favorable https://youtu.be/8kIMrdrTBs8 . What was particularly notable was the texture, and how the pulp flaked apart and had a “caviar like” texture.

I’m not going to get any setoka scions here in California, but does anyone else know what citrus cultivars have this kind of texture?

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Re: Citrus texture
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2020, 11:41:23 PM »
Dekopon in Japan also have this texture.

I've never had one here that had a similar texture.

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Re: Citrus texture
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2020, 04:34:30 AM »
Thanks for your input! After researching around, I’ve found that the setoka and the dekopon are both tangors (tangerine and sweet orange hybrid). After finding the purdue webpage on tangors, three of them were described as having a pulp with a “melting texture”. Specifically, the king, temple, and umatilla cultivars were called out.

Have you or anyone else tried these? Do they indeed have a melting or “caviar like” texture to them?

 

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