Limes


limes

Persian Limes


It’s called a Persian Lime, also a Tahiti lime or Bearss lime. But you probably recognize it as the plain-old-lime you see in the store! It is a citrus fruit grown commercially in the U.S. and sold as a “lime”. The fruit is about 2 inches in diameter, often with slightly nippled ends. There’s no mistaking that […]

Key Limes


The Key lime grows 1-2 inches in diameter, and is not a typical green colored lime. In fact, when ripe, it’s color is more shades of yellow than green in appearance (photo left). It is smaller, seedier, has higher acidity, a stronger aroma, and a thinner rind than a typical Persian (green) lime. In fact, a Key Lime […]