LIMONE DI SORRENTO PGI
The Limone di Sorrento PGI is a gastronomic excellence of the territory of the Sorrento Peninsula. The trees are grown under the so-called “pergolato sorrentino“, that is to say particular scaffolding made up of poles, preferably made of chestnut wood, covered with reeds called “pagliarelle“.
The lemon trees carry out five blooms throughout the year and the collection generally runs from 1 January to 31 October. The fruits must be harvested by hand, in order to prevent their contact with the ground.
The production area of Limone di Sorrento PGI includes part of the territory of the municipalities of Vico Equense, Meta, Piano di Sorrento, Sant’Agnello, Sorrento, Massa Lubrense, Capri and Anacapri, in the province of Naples, in the Campania region.