Fruit That Starts With F – 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 F!
Fruit That Starts With F
- The common fig is native to the area stretching from Turkey to Northern India and is one of the oldest cultivated fruits in the world. When in good climates, it can bear two fruits a year, one early in summer and one in the autumn and holds a sweet and acidic flavour.
- This fruit originates from the Eastern regions of South Asia and is primarily grown in India. It appears to be an attractive yellow colour and boasts a sweet taste, ripening during the middle of the year.
- Another name for Wild Strawberries, Fragaria vesca bear sweet, but very tiny fruits. They grow naturally throughout the Northern hemisphere and reproduce very freely and quickly. It is a perennial herbaceous plant in the rose family.
False mastic fruit
- False mastic fruit is native to Florida in the United States of America and is a small yellow and orange fruit. Its trees can grow up to 80ft tall and are usually large and dense, flowering throughout the year.
Fibrous satinash fruit
- This sour tasting fruit is often used in making jams and confectionary, and is flattened in shape. It is native to the monsoon forests of Indonesia and Australia and may sometimes be referred to as small red apple or apricot satinash.
- Feijoa fruit originates from South America and can be found in subtropical and tropical areas. It has a sweet flavour, similar to a pineapple or strawberry and can be used as an ingredient of muffins, cakes and jams.
- Fox grapes are a wild grape-bearing vine native to the eastern US. The fruit are edible when ripe, though extremely tart.
- These deep blue or black fruits are native to central Florida and South-Eastern Missouri and have a sweet to sour taste. They can be found growing on moist, sandy and well-drained soils and usually mature from September to October, turning from a green colour to blue or black.
- Fuji apples average 6-8 centimetres in diameter and usually have a yellow-green base, covered in a red blush. They have a very sweet-tart flavour and are one of the best apple varieties to eat fresh, but can be used in baking and cooking also.
Fairchild tangerine fruit
- The Fairchild tangerine fruit is commonly known to ripen earlier than other citrus fruits and come into season from October to January. They often have a sweet taste and are seen to have a deep orange skin which is usually pitted and pebbly.
Florida strangler fruit
- Suggested by the name, this fruit is native to South Florida and the West Indies. The fruit is edible but can also be used to make rose-coloured dye which is usually more common as the taste of the fruit is often too bitter for us to eat.
- These interesting fruits are very distinct in appearance and originate from most bananas we know today. They have orange to red skins with yellow or orange flesh inside, are available all year round and are often used in cooking as they are a great store of vitamins.
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For official definitions of the fruit you can also look at the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.