Are Limes Unripe Lemons?

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Limes are not unripe lemons. They are quite different from each other. While lemons are sour, limes are bitter or sweet. Limes are also smaller and green while lemons are yellowish. To the ordinary person they seem all similar but they are not. There are at least 7 varieties of limes while there are about 20 species of lemon.
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1. Pick fruit that is slightly soft when squeezed, is brightly colored and smells like citrus juice. These are all good indications that the fruit is ripe and ready to be stored.
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Lemon trees have large thorns* The fruit is yellow. Source(s) Limes are green, thorns are short.
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Because of their high acidic content, the more acid somthing has, the more sour it will taste, like a lemon, or lime.
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1 Place a glass pitcher in your freezer a day before you wish to make your lemon or lime water. This is an optional step but doing so will also keep your water colder for a longer
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