Limes are not unripe lemons. Limes and lemons are two distinct fruits. People erroneously think that limes are unripe lemons because when limes are picked they are fully grown and ...
... fruit, which is typically round, lime green, 3–6 centimetres (1.2–2.4 in) in
diameter, and ... There are several species of citrus trees whose fruits are called
limes, .... As compar...
Because of this, some people believe (erroneously) that Limes are just unripe
Lemons. Whereas, truth to tell, even the Lemons that we buy are unripe Lemons.
Sep 8, 2005 ... I have a lemon and lime tree and can't tell the difference. ... Lemons have among
the largest of all citrus leaves -- 4-5" long, with no petiole wing ...
Most varieties of lemons are yellow or variegated with stripes of yellow and light
green. Ripe lemons generally have a ridged or bumpy surface. Ripe limes are ...
Aug 29, 2012 ... In this case I am talking about lemons and limes… and perhaps it is only ... the
word for lime is 'citron vert'… which translates as green lemon.
Feb 4, 2008 ... i always thought limes were unripe lemons and still do so somebody please tell
me if im right or wrong about this statement.
Feb 24, 2007 ... When I first came to Honduras, I thought that we only had limes available here. El
Jefe informed me that they were green lemons, not limes.
What's the difference between Lemon and Lime? Lemons and limes are highly
acidic citrus fruits. Limes are green, small, and generally more acidic than lemons
Apparently, in Spanish the word for lemons and limes is the same. ... Billy's
original explanation to me was that limes are actually unripe lemons. This turned