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Sweet Lemons and Limes

Breed sweet versions of these sour/bitter fruits
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This would let people enjoy the flavor of lemons and limes without having to scrunch up their faces so much (although I know that's half the fun for spectators).

On a practical level, you could make delicious lemonade and limeade without using so much sugar. All the taste without the extra calories/cavities.

hinkle, May 31 2002

Sweet Lime http://www.hort.pur...ton/sweet_lime.html
[phoenix, May 31 2002, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(Sweet) Lemon http://www.hort.pur...emon.html#Varieties
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       These exist. Limettas (which are actually sweet lemons) are, well, sweet lemons. And key limes are sweet too, as bliss points out. Try an Oroblanco grapefruit sometime too.
waugsqueke, May 31 2002
  

       As my family sings when we eat our Key Lime Pie:   

       "Key lime every mountain..."
hinkle, May 31 2002
  

       I really dislike that song - it is so mountainous and wet! and ugh!
po, May 31 2002
  

       ¯blissmiss: Thanks for cracking the Splenda™ egg -- lets me think there may be room for a genetic modification that makes sense.
reensure, Jun 01 2002
  

       ¯bliss: Metaphorically speaking. As in, "If life evenhandedly deals you the odd egg, make omelets".
reensure, Jun 01 2002
  
      
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