Maasrot, Chapter One, Mishnah Three



This mishnah continues to teach when various types of produce become liable for tithes. Again, since it is self-explanatory, there are no comments below.


Mishnah Three

1)      Carobs [are liable to] tithes after they form dark spots; similarly all black fruits after they form dark spots.

2)      Pears and crustumenian pears, quinces, and medlars [are liable to tithes] after their surface begins to grow smooth; similarly all white fruits, after their surface begins to grow smooth.

3)      Fenugreek [is liable to tithe] when the seeds [can be planted and] will grow.

4)      Grain and olives after they are one-third ripe.