The World's Most Prized Citrus Hits Santa Monica

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dekopon-2.jpgDavid Karp is a pomologist with the University of California, Riverside and a freelance writer for the Los Angeles Times' Food section, where he writes the Market Watch column. He talks to Laura Avery about the prized Dekopon or Sumo citrus, a Japanese hybrid of a mandarin and an orange, which is available for the first time ever at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market.  Michael and Jonelle George grown the Dekopon mandarins on their farm in Lindsay, California.

Photo © David Karp