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Q.According To Britannica, Limes Are Ripe When They Turn Yellow And This Is The Real Color Of Limes.

Zone Galway, NY 12074 | mumbojumbo added on May 27, 2024 | Answered

According to Britannica, limes are ripe when they turn yellow and this is the real color of limes. Is this true or is Britannica fos? Ty

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Answered on May 27, 2024

This is true, somewhat! They are typically harvested unripe because of the more intense tart taste, and letting them go to full maturity changes the flavor quite a bit.



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