- grow ripe
"The plums ripen in July"
- We hope that the jabuticabas ripen soon.
- She watched the gardens grow, and she watched the apples turn red and ripen.
- In order to exclude fruit unable to ripen, a requirement as to the minimum dry matter content should be introduced.
- To obtain its fully characteristic flavour, “Boerenkaas” is left to ripen further in the ripening room on the farm or on the cheese merchant’s premises.