What’s in Season?

A simple guide to what fruits and vegetables are in season month by month and season by season

Photo by alicjane

FRUIT

  • Applies: September and October
  • Blueberries: May to August
  • Clementines: November through January
  • Grapefruit: January through April
  • Lemons (Eureka or Lisbon): May through August
  • Lemons (Meyer): November through March
  • Limes: May through October
  • Ruby Red Grapefruit: October to April
  • White Grapefruit: April through June
  • Blood Orange: December through April
  • Navel Orange: December through March
  • Peaches: July through September
  • Anjou Pears: Winter
  • Bartlett Pears: late Summer
  • Bosc and Comice Pears: Fall through Winter
  • Strawberries: June through mid-August
  • Tangerine: October through January
  • Tomatoes: June through September, peaking at end of summer

VEGETABLES

  • Asparagus: early Spring
  • Artichokes: peak March to May
  • Avocado: Spring through Autumn
  • Beets: June through October
  • Broccoli: Spring and Fall; October through April
  • Cabbage: late Fall through Winter
  • Carrots: late Summer through Fall
  • Cauliflower: Fall
  • Celery: April through December
  • Chard: June through August
  • Corn: June through October
  • Cucumbers: June through November
  • Eggplant: June through October
  • Kale: Mid-Summer through December
  • Lettuce: Spring and Fall
  • Mushrooms: Year-round
  • Onions: Spring and Summer
  • Peas: early Spring
  • Potatoes (sweet): September through December
  • Potatoes (white): June, July, August
  • Radishes: Winter and Spring
  • Scallions: Spring
  • Spinach: Spring and Fall
  • Squash (summer): June through October
  • Squash (winter): October, November, December
  • Tomatoes: June through September
  • Turnips: Fall and Spring

BY SEASON

WINTER (January/February/March)

  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Clementines
  • Broccoli
  • Grapefruit (white)
  • Grapefruit (Ruby Red)
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Lemons (Meyer)
  • Mushrooms
  • Oranges (Blood)
  • Oranges (Navel
  • Pears (Anjou)
  • Radishes
  • Tangerines

SPRING (April, May, June)

  • Asparagus
  • Artichokes
  • Avocado
  • Broccoli
  • Blood Orange
  • Beets
  • Blueberries
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Grapefruit (white)
  • Lemons (Eureka or Lisbon)
  • Lemons (Meyer)
  • Lettuce
  • Limes
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Scallions
  • Spinach
  • Swiss Chard
  • Strawberries
  • Turnips

SUMMER (July/August/September)

  • Apple
  • Avocado
  • Beets
  • Blueberries
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Kale
  • Lemons (Eureka or Lisbon)
  • Limes
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Peaches
  • Pears (Bartlett)
  • Potatoes (white)
  • Strawberries
  • Summer Squash
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes

FALL (October, November, December)

  • Apples
  • Avocado
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Clementines
  • Corn
  • Grapefruit (Ruby Red)
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Limes
  • Mushrooms
  • Pears (Bosc and Comice)
  • Potatoes (sweet)
  • Spinach
  • Squash (winter)
  • Tangerines
  • Turnips

Peggy O’Mara is an award winning writer and editor. She was the Editor and Publisher of Mothering Magazine for 30 years. Her focus: Family, Health, Justice.

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