Organic lemons in Sicily
We have been producing lemons in Sicily for five generations. The Sperlinga brand includes the most important varieties of lemons, Primofiore, Bianchetto and Verdello, with harvesting periods that alternate throughout the months of the year.
The colors, the scents of the earth, the same as they used to be ...
Around the Sperlinga estate in Santa Flavia, lemons still grow today in the ancient terraces, following traditional cultivation techniques.
In our estates, Sperlinga estate, Villa estate and San Giuseppe estate, we have chosen to produce a lemon of unique quality. For this reason, the harvest is done strictly by hand , respecting the varieties and the degree of ripeness.
Our customers demand excellent quality lemons. With manual harvesting, our operators are able to carefully select the product that best suits their needs.
The classic Sicilian winter lemon. Completely 100% organic. The Primofiore lemon is harvested from October to March. Bright yellow in color, with a lot of juice and precious essential oils. Strong and decisive taste. Elliptical shape and medium-large size.
The Sicilian spring lemon. 100% organic production. Bianchetto derives from the second flowering of the lemon. Harvested from April to June, it has a light yellow color and a round and flattened shape.
The Sicilian summer lemon, with its characteristic green skin! The “Verdello” is a typical Sicilian variety of lemons. So it is 100% made in Sicily and 100% organic. It is harvested from July to September. The fruits are very resistant and have an oval and elongated shape with a very fragrant peel. The fruit pulp is yellow, and less acidic than that of the “Primofiore”.