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Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« on: June 23, 2016, 04:36:17 PM »
Hello

I was wondering if anyone has the taiwan citrus called lieu ding? It tastes delicious, but no matter how much research i put in, I still cannot find the variety anywhere.

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Matt

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2016, 04:59:37 PM »
Liu ding is just the local name for orange. You need to ask what variety of orange it is.

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2016, 05:06:32 PM »
ok thx

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2016, 06:20:46 PM »
There is a citrus fruit spelled liu ding which is a variety very similar to Valencia. - Millet

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2016, 08:57:05 PM »
I believe the liu ding was very pale in comparison to a regular orange, was much smaller, and had these thick separators not unlike a pomelo. It also tastes somewhat like a valencia orange but better!

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2016, 12:49:08 AM »
This page has liu ding both as a generic name for orange (page title) as well as a variety of sweet orange.
http://www.365fruit.com/fruits_03.html

Look under this heading: 柳丁(柳橙), above the Valencia orange section. Does that look right?

I still don't know where to find it though. The variety that's imported here could be the variety or it could be a random orange since they use the term for both things in Taiwan.

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2016, 10:47:59 AM »
Nope, think of a cross between a mandarin and a pomelo, the size and sweetness of a mandarin, but the shape, color Inside of a pomelo.

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Re: Anyone ever seen a lieu ding?
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2016, 09:25:54 PM »
Lieu ding  in Taiwanese   same as  Valencia.

 

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