Fruit That Starts With O – 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 O!
Fruit That Starts With O
You can’t have a ‘fruit that starts with O’ post without mentioning oranges. Orange trees are widely grown in tropical and subtropical climates for their sweet fruit.
The fruit of the orange tree can be eaten fresh, or processed for its juice or fragrant peel.
The Olallieberry is the marketing name for the ‘Olallie’ blackberry. The berry was a selection from a cross between the ‘Black Logan’ (syn. ‘Mammoth’), and the youngberry, which was developed in Louisiana. You can find lots of Olallieberry fruit growing in California.
Another fruit that starts with the letter O – A common member of the Barberry family that can now be found wild in parks, gardens and some woodland. The RHS describes the plant itself as a vigorous, low, spreading, evergreen shrub with glossy green, slightly prickly leaves becoming purplish in winter. Large clusters of yellow flowers appear in spring, followed by black berries.
The oval, or Nagami, kumquat is the most common species. It is native to southern China and bears yellowish orange fruits that are about 3 cm (1.2 inches) in diameter. The round, or Marumi, kumquat is indigenous to Japan and has orangelike fruits that are about 2.5 cm in diameter.
Oro Blanco Fruit
The Oro Blanco fruit is another fruit that begins with the letter O. It can be known as Oroblanco, or “white gold”, the sweetie fruit is a seedless citrus hybrid between a white grapefruit and an acid-less pomelo.
The fruit is round or oval shaped with a thicker rind than grapefruit but isn’t as bitter.
Yes, olives are fruit and not vegetables. It’s the stone inside that makes them classed as a fruit. Olives are perfect in cocktails or on your pizza, and of course provide us with delicious olive oil. Olive groves can be found in abundance in Greece and Italy.
Ozark Beauty Strawberry
One of America’s most popular everbearing varieties. Ozark Beauty Strawberry produces sweet, full-flavored, wedge-shaped fruit, excellent for preserves or freezing. Producing lots of fruit from summer through fall.
Sometimes called “lady’s finger,” okra is a flowering plant with edible seed pods. It grows best in warm climates and is often cultivated in Africa and South Asia. Though technically a fruit, okra often gets used like a vegetable in cooking.
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For official definitions of the fruit you can also look at the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.