Wanderlust (southernoracle) wrote in about_food,
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Fruits that ripen/don't ripen after picking

I came across this list of fruits that can ripen and those that don't ripen after they are picked. I thought it was pretty handy and there were a couple I didn't know.

Fruits That Don't Ripen
Cherries
Citrus (orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit)
Cucumbers
Grapes
Pineapples
Pomegranates
Soft berries (blackberries, raspberries, strawberries)
Watermelons

Fruits That Do Ripen
Apples
Apricots
Avocados
Bananas
Blueberries
Figs
Guava
Honeydew melons
Kiwis
Mangoes
Muskmelons (aka cantaloupes)
Nectarines
Papayas
Passion fruits
Peaches
Pears
Persimmons
Plantains
Plums
Quince
Tomatoes
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