Microseason #27 of 72: 梅子黄 “Plums turn yellow” [113/365]

The ninth 節気 “sekki” division of the traditional Japanese calendar is:

芒種
(ぼうしゅ)
“bōshu”
‘grain beards and seeds’ // ‘grain in ear’ (solar term)

The third and final “kō” microseason within this division is:

梅子黄
(うめ の み きばむ)
“ume no mi kibamu”
Plums turn yellow

That makes 梅子黄 the twenty-seventh microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 16~20 June.


Click here to learn about this subseries


Image credit: The Express.

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