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Fruits & Vegetables in Season by Month

Updated April 17, 2017

Fruits and vegetables have certain months when they are in season. Planning your meals around in-season fruits and vegetables will make shopping much easier. Likewise, foods that are fresh will taste better and will be better for you because they do not need as many chemicals to preserve them.

Start of the Year

The following fruits are in season from January to March: asparagus, avocados, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carambola, cauliflower, celery, chard, blood orange, grapefruit, kumquats, lemons, navel oranges, tangerines, medjool dates, kale, kohlrabi, mushrooms, mustard, spring onion, passion fruit, green peas and strawberries.

Spring

fruit and vegetables in season between April and June include: apricots, Asian pears, basil, green beans, chard, cherries, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplants, figs, nectarines, okra, peaches, plums, potatoes, raspberries, spinach, summer squash, tomatoes, turnips, Valencia oranges.

Summer

Fruits and vegetables in season from July to September include: apples, Brussels sprouts, celery, chilli peppers, grapes, guava, melons, pears, persimmons, pineapple, sapote, summer squash and tomatillos

August fruits and vegetables are: Apples, Asparagus, Avocados, Basil, Green Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chili Pepper, Grapefruit, Lemons, Valencia Oranges, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Figs, Grapes, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Melon, Mushroom, Mustard, Nectarines, Okra, dry Onion, Green Onion, Passion Fruit, Peaches, Pears, Asian Pears, Black-eyed Peas, Peppers, Persimmons, Plums, Potatoes, Raspberries, Sapote, Spinach, Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Strawberries, Tomatillos, Tomatoes and Turnips.

Fruits in season during the mont of September include: Apples, Asparagus, Avocados, Basil, Green Beans, Beets, Brussels Sprout, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Chili Pepper, Grapefruits, Lemons, Valencia Oranges, Oranges, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Grapes, Pineapple Guava, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mushroom, Mustard, Nectarines, Okra, dry Onion, Green Onion, Passion Fruit, Peaches, Pears, Asian Pears, Black-eyed Peas, Peppers, Persimmons, Plums, Potatoes, Raspberries, Sapote, Spinach, Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Strawberries, Tomatillos, Tomatoes and Turnips.

Autumn and Winter

Vegetables and fruits grown from October to December include: artichokes, cherimoyas, kiwi, pomegranates, Potatoes, winter squash, turnips and yams.

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Based in Tennessee, Chelsei Henderson ventured into the freelance writing career in the early months of 2010. Since then, she has been published in her church's international publication, "The Evening Light." Henderson specializes in business-related topics, and works as a full-time writer for Demand Studios.