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Citrus × latifolia, with common names seedless lime, Bearss lime, Persian lime, and Tahiti lime, ... 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 the key lime's unique flavor.


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).


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?


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 ...


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.


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 years and have yet  ...


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 ...


What I've never known is why limes never have seeds and lemons always ..... Please don't encourage any more fiddling around with our food.