Thornless Mexican Lime

Lime is a sour fruit from the lemon family and it has a green skin. It is known in Turkish as "misket limon" (marble lemon) and is smaller than a normal lemon. It is rich in citric acid and vitamin C but low in sugar. As it is low in sugar and rich in vitamin C lime strengthens the immune system, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, and helps with injuries and tooth infections. In addition, it is a fruit that is rich in vitamins and minerals such as B1, B2, B3, Carotene, and Calcium. It is also used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages. It appears on the market between the end of August and December.
Test Date Range Avr. L (in.) Avr. W (in.) Avr. Diameter(in.) Rind Color Rind Texture Avr. Seed Avr. Rind Weight (mm) Avr. Weight (g)
1 September 1-15 1.56 1.40 1.48 5.00 3.00 1 2.0 27
December 1-15 1.50 1.32 1.41 6.00 3 2.0 24