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Q: How do you tell if a grapefruit is ripe when its in the store?
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How do you tell if a grapefruit is ripe while it is still on the tree?

when it breaks colour from green to yellow

If you pick grapefruit before it is ripe will it ripen and under what conditions?


When can you tell that passion fruit is ripe?

You can tell that passion fruit is ripe by looking at it =)

How do you tell if orange is ripe while still on the tree?

it is ripe if it is dark orange it is not ripe if it is light orange

How can you tell if melons are ripe?

Generally, you can tell if a melon (growing from the garden) is ripe when the stem turns brownish in color.

How can you tell when a canteloupe is ripe?

Feel it at the point where stem was, if ripe it's starting to get soft.

How do you tell if a watermelon is ripe?

knock on the melon.How ripe it is depends on how high or low the pitch is.

Is grapefruit sour?

If it isn't ripe, than yes. most of the time though grapefruits are sour. the only time they arent is when you dump sugar on them.

How can you tell if I have a avocado is right?

An easy way to tell if your avocado is ripe is by flicking the small brown stem off the top. If it comes off easily and the bit underneath is green, it's ripe. If it doesn't or is brown, it's not ripe.

What is the color of a ripe cantaloupe?

One can tell that a cantaloupe is ripe by looking at the outer rind of the fruit. If the cantaloupe is ripe, this will be orange in color. If it is not, this rind will be more green.

How can you tell if a watermelon is ripe before you cut it open?

It can only be guessed at using several methods. If it is still in the garden, the vine will turn brown and shrivel up when it get ripe. If it is in the grocery store, you thump it, and If it sounds more hollow than other watermelons, It's probably more ripe than they are. If you just have a watermelon by pretty much have to cut it open and see.

How can you tell if a mango is ripe?

Press gently on mangoes to make sure they yield a little to pressure if you want ripe mangoes and will eat them soon. * Some varieties, such as Keitt mangoes, never change color, so rely more heavily on softness to indicate ripeness. * A few black spots on the skin are typical of ripe mangoes. * Put mangoes in a paper bag to ripen at room temperature; store ripe mangoes in the refrigerator.

How can you tell when a pear is ripe?

Check the neck, to tell if a pear is ripe press gently around the stem of the pear and, if it is ripe, it will give a little. Information regarding this and numerous other pear related facts, including what time of the year most pears are ripe and what ripe pears of different types look like, check out the related link attached to this question.

How do you know when an ataulfo mango is ripe?

When it's ripe it will smell really nice. That's the best way to tell.

How can you tell if a raspberry is ripe?

The smell and the color.

How can you tell a ripe water melons?


How do you store cherries?

If they are fresh and ripe, it is best to store them in the refrigerator to help keep away mold.

How do you tell that a lemon from a tree is ripe?

A lemon can be used before it is ripe, but it will not have as much juice and be harder to squeeze. The ripeness of a lemon can be judged by its color, and it is ripe when no green tinge remains.

What is the price of grapefruit per pound?

It varies by store $.84

How to tell if watermelon is ripe?

It is ripe if you slap it with the palm of your hand and it vibrates as if it is hollow. You can also pluck it and get the same responce from the melon.

How do you tell if a papaya is ripe?

By seeing its colour and by gently pushing your thumb at different locations of papaya without spoiling it . If the fruit 'gives' it is ripe.

How can you tell when a kumquat is ripe?

when it turns a brown and yellow.

How do you tell a necterine is ripe?

it must be quite soft

How can you tell when oranges are ripe?

the colour breaks from green to orange

Why did pacific northwest Indians tell stories?

because chocolate buiscuits were ripe