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Thread: Odd fruit question?

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    devonuk is offline Seedling
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay-ell View Post
    Limes tend to be picked unripe when they're green. If allowed to ripen they do turn yellow naturally.
    Colouring in citrus fruit is mainly a function of low temperature, not of ripeness (as the OP points out above). i.e. a lime can be green but ripe (and they can change colour back to green when temperatures rise again).

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    BUFFS is offline Early Fruiter
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    But if that is a lemon,I cant wait to see the gin that goes with it," honestly officer, I only had the one drink as I only had the one lemon".......

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