Among its natural productions are lemons, citrons, olives, wine and honey; it also exports a considerable quantity of valonia.
The hilly regions of Limousin, Prigord and the Cvennes are the home of the chestnut, which in some places is still a staple food; walnuts grow on the lower levels of the central plateau and in lower Dauphin and Provence, figs and almonds in Provence, oranges and citrons on the Mediterranean coast, apricots in central France, the olive in Provcnce and the lower valleys of the Rhneand Durancc. Truffles arc found under Silk Cocoons.
They cried out that he was unworthy of his office, and pelted him with the citrons which they were carrying as the Law prescribed.
In the same year it was decreed that the Jews should pay " a special tax of 40,000 florins for the right to import their citrons for the feast of booths."
It is present also in oranges, citrons, currants, gooseberries and many other fruits, and in several bulbs and tubers.