Citrus Trees

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Zone Lake Jackson TX zone 9B | tondk added on September 7, 2016 | Answered

Does citrus continue to ripen after it is picked?

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    Answered on September 7, 2016

    Citrus fruits do not truly ripen after they are picked. The skins might develop more yellow or orange color during the first week or two after picking, but the fruit inside won't develop more sweetness or a "ripe" aroma.

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