LIMONE FEMMINELLO DEL GARGANO PGI EN


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Lemon Femminello Gargano joined the official list of typical Italian products with the certification PGI (protected geographical indication) that was released on February 16, 2007.
Being a product of PGI certification requires that at least one phase of the production process should be carried out in the region of Puglia.
It ‘a fruit obtained from the variety Femminello Municipality, distinct lemon in a soft rind, Citrus Limonium tenuous Riss, also called Spangle and lemon oblong, Citrus Limonium oblungum Riss, known as Fusillo.
The production area of ​​Limone Femminello Gargano PGI covers the entire territory of the municipalities of Vico del Gargano, Ischitella and Rodi Garganico.
The systematic pruning spring made before the vegetative growth, constantly shaping the dome and above all ensure the necessary balance between vegetative and productive. Crop care continue with the defense, either by adverse weather faced with windbreaks, both from parasites, insects that are mainly due to sooty mold. The irrigation of the lemon trees occurs in the period from May to October. The two varieties of Femminello are characterized by the strong presence in the skin of essential oils and very intense aroma.
It is the oldest Italian lemon. If they know two types: the Femminello a soft rind and Femminello oblong.
Lemon peel has a gentle form steroidal, his skin has a yellow light, particularly smooth and very thin.
The lemon oblong is that of better quality for the absence of seeds in its pulp, its peel, more or less smooth, has a yellow citrine intense medium thickness.

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