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Citrus × latifolia, with common names seedless lime, Bearss lime, Persian lime, and Tahiti lime, ... agriculture compared to the key lime are the larger size, absence of seeds, hardiness, absence of thorns on the bushes, and longer fruit shelf life. They are less acidic than key limes and do not have the bitterness that lends to ...


Mar 2, 2016 ... So why do lemons (and most fruits) have seeds while limes don't? The majority of limes sold in the U.S. are Persian limes (Citrus latifolia).


Limes do have seeds. Many of the limes produced for consumption have been selected for having few or no seeds. Nearly all commercial fruit production of a given ...


Jan 28, 2014 ... I get curious about this every time I cut open a lime: how can these citrus fruits not have seeds? Or are they just so tiny I can't see them?


Dec 4, 2011 ... I have wondered for years why lemons have seeds and limes don't. No one could really give me a good answer until now.


Q: Why do limes not have seeds? I assume they're propagated the same way lemons are, but I've had a fresh lime every day for the last two.


Limes do not have seeds because they can't produce them, which means they are essentially sterile. Science has aided in the development of different limes ...


Both limes and lemons have good nutritional qualities and they are very ... Limes generally don't contain seeds because they are not able to produce them.


Apr 12, 2017 ... Most lime trees are cloned, but key limes can be grown from seed. ... region only a few citrus varieties have roots that successfully resist typical ...


Jan 10, 2016 ... While it's possible to grow a lime tree from seed, don't expect to see any ... Therefore, planting lime seeds from these fruits often will not produce identical limes. ... Once seedlings have reached about 6 inches tall, they can be ...