Bergamot Flowers


Bergamot flower buds and flowers are medium-large and pure white and there is but one bloom. The lemon-yellow-colored fruits are small to medium-large, oblate, round obovate or broadly pyriform, frequently possess a small navel, and usually have a persistent style.

The fruits of bergamot and bitter taste have not eaten as fresh fruit, if it can make preserves and candied fruit, but the use prmcipale of them is the extraction of the essence of their skin, which has great value in perfumery; extracted after the essence, using the juice for the manufacture of calcium citrate, similarly to that of lemon, but it does not contain the 5% citric acid.