Fruit That Starts With E – there are so many different types of fruit that you eat everyday and most of these are easy to name.
But what about the more unusual fruits? Fruits that you have heard of but not tried? Or fruits that come from a different part of the world that you haven’t even heard of?
We’ve put a great list together for you, along with a description of the fruit and a photo where we can source one. Have a look at our list of different fruits that start with the letter E!
Fruit That Starts With E
- This poisonous fruit originates from the temperate and subtropical areas in Europe and North America. It grows in small black bunches on trees which can grow up to 30 feet tall, in the right swampy and fertile areas and should not be consumed unless cooked first.
- Another fruit starting with E is the elephant apple. This unique fruit originates from the North East part of India and belongs to the dilleniaceae family. It has a rather bitter, sour taste and has the appearance of a large evergreen shrub, with its tree growing to around 15 metres tall.
- This plant originates from India, despite more than 60% of eggplants being produced in China. Eggplants have the more common name of ‘aubergines’ and can have many colours, such as white, green and purple. Although you might think it’s a vegetable, it’s actually a fruit.
- This is a nearly spherical fruit of light greenish-yellow colour with six vertical stripes on the outside. The tree grows to between one and eight metres tall and produces fruit of sour and bitter taste, which ripens in the autumn.
- Etrog citrons are large fruits, of a pale yellow colour. They can grow to between 10-15 centimetres in length and are made up of 11-13 segments, depending on the variety. They are mainly available during the autumn and winter times.
- This unusual fruit grows on trees which can grow to around eight metres tall, when ripe the fruit becomes a golden-orange colour and have a rich flavour. It is mostly available in autumn to summer (in tropical climates).
- This is a fruit which is most commonly used in face masks and beauty products as it is recognised as one of the worlds most powerful cosmetic ingredients. The fruit originates from Australia where it grows in the outback woodlands, and can grow up to ten metres.
- These tiny berries hold a sweet taste and grow on trees which end up taking the appearance of a bushy weed like plant, native to Australian regions. Emu berry can grow up to one to three metres tall, common to many shrubs and are also found in forests with sandy soils.
Eastern Hawthorn fruit
- This shrub belongs to the Rosaceae family and can be found growing in regions of Southeastern United States such as Alabama and central Florida. It is a small sized fruit, growing to about 2cm in diameter and has an acidic flavour and agreable after taste.
- These small, round berries resemble the appearance of blueberries and most commonly grow on subalpine slopes, forests and bogs. They originate from the Western Pacific Coast of the United States and coastal British Columbia.
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For official definitions of the fruit you can also look at the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.