When Are Pomegranates Ripe? A Little Tap Will Tell You!
From their leathery red rinds to their curious, rounded-hexagonal shapes and crowning calyxes, pomegranates (Punica granatum) love being different. So much, in fact, that determining when they’re ripe requires relying on their own set of rules. Squeezing or smelling pomegranates reveals nothing; even their color can be misleading. For the tips you need to avoid wasting your time de-seeding unripe pomegranates, keep reading!