Japanese Apricot


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Japanese Apricot

 

(Armeniaca mume), a low tree or, sometimes, a shrub of the genus Armeniaca. Its beautiful flowers remain in bloom for a long time. The edible fruits are generally processed. The Japanese apricot is cultivated in China and Japan.

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In place of the barren or snow-covered landscapes commonly associated with January, snowdrops, witch-hazels, grape-holly, Dawn fragrant viburnum, camellias, winter honeysuckle, and Japanese apricot are all in flower.
Roughly half of the ume, or Japanese apricot, which are processed into umeboshi, are produced overseas.
The result is a wine not so sweet as to provoke a toothache yet graced with the flavors of Japanese apricots.
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