Fertility campaigns italesi allows the cultivation of a typical product to Itala, the lemon interdonato that is collected in the period between September and April. This fruit is grown in other municipalities in the province of Messina Ionian: Messina, Scaletta, Ali, Nice to Sicily, Roccalumera, Fiumedinisi, Pagliara, Mandanici, Furci Siculo, Santa Teresa di Riva, Letojanni, S. Alessio Siculo, Forza D'Agro, Taormina, Giardini Naxos and Savoca.
The characteristic of this citrus fruit is that it can not be classified as a simple lemon, as it represents a sort of hybrid of citron and lemon, rising only in certain soils present in Messina.
L'Interdonato if proposed with: a weight ranging from 80 to 450 grams; an elliptical shape, almost cylindrical; a color-changing during the period of maturation, matt green to yellow in the period of early ripening, intense yellow with matt green ends in the vesting period; a juice citrine yellow color, with a yield of not less than 25% and total acidity below 5%.
The goodness of this typical product to Itala is dictated by the tastes sweeter than a common lemon.
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