Ehime prefecture is Japan's premier producer of citrus fruit—its nickname is the Mikan Kingdom! Ikata, despite its rocky terrain, is no slouch when it comes to fruit production. Take a look at which Ikata-grown citrus fruits are in season for any day of the year!
A cross between the Kiyomi and the Ponkan, this firm orange's most notable feature is the bump on its top.
This early summer orange is a wonderfully refreshing blend of sweet and sour.
A cross between the mikan and the standard orange. It's plump and juicy, perfect for fruit salads!
Also known as the "Japanese grapefruit," this mikan is mild and juicy. Also sold under the names "Mishōkan" and "Uwa Gold."
Stupendously sour! Japanese lemons have a unique blue tinge.