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Australian Red Center Lime (Blood Lime)
« on: June 11, 2018, 04:40:01 PM »
Have a red center lime fruiting for the first time, wondering when to pick them? they are about the size of a small egg right now fell full but firm almost black in color
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Re: Australian Red Center Lime (Blood Lime)
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2018, 08:37:52 AM »
Someone has to know when they are ready to pick? same as a finger lime?
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Re: Australian Red Center Lime (Blood Lime)
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2018, 02:25:34 PM »
the sin on most citrus turns color - yellow/orange etc...
usually i think also it gets softer and smells like citrus.

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Re: Australian Red Center Lime (Blood Lime)
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2018, 04:39:40 PM »
Some info here:

http://www.gondwananativelimes.com.au/australian_native_red_lime.html

Like most limes I imagine once you have the colour and size you want it would be ok to pick. No idea when the “perfect” time is though. That article mentions different properties at different stages. You can also see what stage they pick them at for commercial sale (on their products page).
« Last Edit: June 12, 2018, 04:43:32 PM by Ulfr »

 

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