It comes from the East, China and India and was introduced by the Arabs in Spain in the tenth century.
Round fruit slightly flattened, about 4-7 cm in length and between 5 and 8 cm in diameter. His skin, smooth and bright, varies from yellowish green to orange red, the most common being orange. The pulp, divided into segments full of juice, is orange, fibrous texture and bittersweet flavour.
Varieties: The varieties that we can find in the Spanish markets are: Satsumas (Okitsu and Clauselina), Clementines (Fina, Clemenules and Hernandina) and Hybrids (Fortune and Ortanique).
Seasonality: We can find them during the months of November to March.