Most yangmei are cultivated in Zhejiang province, but they can be found across the country. Act fast though; the season usually starts around Dragon Boat Festival, and only lasts a few weeks. In fact, it should nearly be over – yangmei season usually ends in late June.
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Thankfully, if – as predicted – an extended plum rain season occurs this year, the famed fruit should still be found on shelves for a while yet. It is on the arrival of the sanfu, otherwise known as the hottest period of the year, that they’ll be off the market again.
According to a thatsmags.com reporter, they are downright delicious.