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The main difference between waxed and unwaxed lemons is that waxed lemons have a longer shelf life. The waxing process of a citrus fruit, such as a lemon, can extend its shelf life by nearly 3 weeks if stored outside the... More »

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Meyer lemons are available for purchase online and in bulk at MarksFood.com. This website also sells related items such as Meyer lemon olive oil and Meyer lemon marmalade. Meyer lemons are a unique hybrid lemon that is c... More »

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Some of the most common citrus fruits are oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, citrons and tangerines. There are several different types of oranges, including the bitter orange, blood orange, mandarin orange, Bergamont o... More »

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Oranges, lemons, limes, tangerines, kumquats and grapefruits are all citrus fruits. Citrus fruit contains large amounts of vitamin C, limonoids, and citric acid. Citric acid lends citrus fruit its characteristic sour tas... More »

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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 green in color, but limes left on a tree... More »

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On a tree, it usually takes between six and nine months for lemons to ripen, depending on the conditions during those months. Warm temperatures and lots of water are key factors in helping the fruit ripen more quickly. More »

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Fruits that contain high amounts of acid include sour apples, oranges, lemons, limes and tangerines. Some other acidic fruits include raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and cranberries. Sour pineapples,... More »

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