Calendar of seasonal fruits and vegetables

When you talk about how important it is eat fruit and vegetables, all nutritionists advise especially take those that are seasonal. However, today in supermarkets you can find practically everything during the whole year, with some exceptions. For this reason, it is normal to askwhat is the seasonal fruit?

From the Organization of Consumers and Users have developed an interesting calendar with a list of fruits and vegetables and the best months to take them: those that are of early or late collection and those that you will find the fruit in its optimal state, as well as other fruits that will always be imported due to the climate of the Iberian Peninsula and the Canary Islands (for example, the coconut is not grown in Spain).


A very useful information because if we acquire fruit and vegetables in season we make sure it will have the best possible flavor They are at their best, fresh fruit and freshly harvested according to the time of year; also as it abounds will have a better price. Following your information, below we detail the complete list with the best months to take fruits and vegetables and thus, improve the quality of our diet. No more doubts!

Seasonal fruits:

Avocado: June, July, August, September, October

Apricot: may, June, July, August

Fig: June and July


Khaki: October November and December

Cherry: May, June and July

Custard apple: October November and December

Plum: June July August

Coconut: It is always imported

Raspberry: June July August

Strawberry or strawberry: February March April May

Pomegranate: October November December

FIG: July August September

Kiwi: October, November, December, January, February, March

Lime: always import

Lemon: November, December, January, February, March, April, May

Tangerine: November, December, January, February, March

Mango: August September October November

Apple: August, September, October, November, December, January


Passion fruit: always import

Peach: May, June, July, August, September

Cantaloupe: June July August September

Quince: August September

Orange: November, December, January, February, March, April

Nectarine: May, June, July, August, September

Medlar: April May

Papaya: always import

Paraguayan: July and August

Pear: July, August, September, October, November

Pineapple: always import

Banana: throughout the year

Grapefruit: December, January, February, March, April

Watermelon: June, July and August

Grape: September October November December

The season of the vegetables

Chard: January, February, March, April, October, November, December

Garlic: throughout the year

Artichoke: January, February, March, November, December

Celery: January, February, March, November, December

Eggplant: January, February, March, April, October, November, December

Broccoli: January, February, March, April, November, December

Zucchini: throughout the year, although between September and October the quality decreases

Pumpkin: April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Thistle: November, December, January

Onion: April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Red cabbage: January, February, March, November, December

Cauliflower: January, February, March, April, November, December

Endive: January, February, March, October, November, December

Endive: January, February, November, December

Green asparagus: March April May

Spinach: throughout the year, although between June and August the quality decreases

Pea: January, February, March, November, December

Bean: January February March

Green bean: throughout the year, with worse quality in August and September

Lettuce: throughout the year

Turnip: throughout the year, with worse quality between January and March

Cucumber: throughout the year, mainly April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Pepper: October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June

Leek: September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May

Radish: throughout the year

Beet: all year

Cabbage: September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May

Tomato: all year, with worse quality between July and September

Carrot: all year, with quality decline between February and April

Angela R. Bonachera

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