Citrus medica L.
November – Juny
The Bajoura citron is an ancient Indian variety, whose name probably refers to the city called Bajaura, in the north of the country. Those are trees with large leaves, but not particularly vigorous. Its flowers emit a soft musky aroma, hence its other name, Musk citron.
TREE AND FRUIT DESCRIPTION:
The fruits are large and can reach 20 to 25 cm in length. Its shape is typically ellipsoid, with a flat base and an apical mamelon. Its rind is very thin, yellow, slightly granulated and with very apparent oil glands. The albedo is thick and edible, with an acid touch. The pulp is scarce, acidic and with numerous seeds.
Its albedo is candied and can be consumed fresh, in green or fruit salads.