Microseason #30 of 72: 半夏生 “Crow-dipper sprouts” [117/365]

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

summer solstice

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

(はんげ しょうず)
“hange shōzu”
Crow-dipper sprouts

That makes 半夏生 the thirtieth microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 2~6 July.

Click here to learn about this subseries

Image credit: Wikipedia.

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