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- n. Plural form of limequat.
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If bitter and aromatic is what you want, Seville oranges now are grown in California, and you can order them and other rare citrus such as limequats, from Ripe To You, ripetoyou. com in Fresno County.
Kaffir limes I've heard of, limequats, however, is another story.
Mor°, Sanguinelli, and Tarocco blood oranges with pulp and juice the color of burgundy wine, tangors, limequats, sweet limes, and Buddha's Finger cit* rons resembling eight-digited human hands.
There are more than 20 citrus varieties featured in this year's sale, the biggest selection ever - oranges, mandarins, satsumas, limes, kumquats, grapefruits, lemons and several hybrid citrus varieties like limequats, tangelos and mandarinquat.
Frank Wells of Westfield Farms in Camarillo was selling sweet limes alongside some limequats, which he said are "like a kumquat; you eat them skin and all," although he cautioned that they're not sweet at all.
A well-planned selection of citrus will provide fruit from the end of summer through the start of the New Year, with satsumas beginning in August and ending with grapefruits, kumquats, lemons, limequats, mandarins, oranges and pummelos in January.
In another, stocked with rare citrus, I saw Chandler pommelos three times the size of grapefruit and sugary sweet, Moro, Sanguinelli, and Tarocco blood oranges with pulp and juice the color of burgundy wine, tangors, limequats, sweet limes, and Buddha’s Finger citrons resembling eight-digited human hands.