Friday, April 18, 2014

Fact of the Day: Orange Citron

While nobody is completely sure where lemons originated, we do know of its lineage. Genetic evidence has shown that it was a hybrid of a sour orange and a citron. 

15 comments:

  1. It is indeed a mystery, my thoughts on lemons though.

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  2. Interesting. I love lemons, I can peel and eat them like an orange.

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  3. I feel like a lemonade after reading your post.We are having a lovely sunny warm weather. Kisses:)

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  4. Without them we couldn't say suck a lemon

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  5. Lemons are still called "citrons" in French. In case anyone cares, LOL!

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  6. In Swedish, we also call them citron/citroner :) I love lemons, but I guess that's because I actually like the sourness. Thanks for stopping by my blog Adam!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  7. My grandpa had a lemon tree in his backyard and I remember loving the way it smelled.

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  8. I love lemons are really important for mtwo e! I have 2 trees but still don't give me lemons!

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  9. Really interesting! I love lemons :-P

    xoxo
    www.its-dash.com

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  10. Interesting :) I love lemons and the look of them :)

    www.writingmonique.com

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  11. Great to know, Adam, thanks for this. Happy Easter.

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