Do oranges ripen after they are picked?

Answer According to established Florida citrus mail seller, Hale Groves, oranges and grapefruit do not continue to ripen once picked. But many other fruits and vegetables do.

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When do oranges ripen?

I'm afraid there is no straightforward answer to this. There are many varieties of oranges and they all ripen during certain times of the year. So you could have a constant supply of oranges if you... Read More »

Do Concord grapes ripen after they are picked?

Concord grapes, which are name after the city Concord, Massachusetts, do not ripen after they are picked from the vine. No type of grape ripens any further when it is harvested.References:Grape Fac... Read More »

Will Blueberries Ripen if Picked Early?

Berries taste best when left on the bush until fully ripe. Although blueberry plants don't begin producing fruit until at least two to three years after planting, a mature bush may yield several po... Read More »

Gardeners: Is it better to ripen tomatoes on the vine or pick them when they are mature and ripen them?

Tomatoes ripened on the vine do taste better and is what I would recommend (more tomato flavour), however you run a slightly higher risk that bugs will start eating away the tomato depending on whe... Read More »