Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables In Australia

Last year at the beginning of each month I would list the Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables In Australia. As November approaches, I thought I would delve back into my archives about seasonal fruit and veg to find some inspiration for my menu plan, as we are moving closer to summer. It was during this that it occurred to me that it would be quite convenient if I had the Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables listed in one post that I could bookmark and refer back to easily.

I have set it up, so you can click on the month title and it will take you directly to that lists’ position the page, so you don’t have to scroll down to find the month that you are looking for. You can then quickly return to the top by clicking on the link at the end of each list.

The fruits and vegetables contained in these lists are at their best and cheapest for that month. These lists are for Australia, but if you live in the UK you can see what’s in season at Eat the Seasons UK and for North America Eat the Seasons US.

Months:

Source: Campion and Curtis

January Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apricot, banana, berries – blackberry – blueberry – boysenberry – gooseberry – loganberry – mulberry – raspberry – strawberry, cherry – morello (sour), currants – red currant – black currant, lemons, lychee, mango, mangosteen, melons – honeydew – rockmelon – watermelon, nectarine, passionfruit, peach, pineapple – smooth leaf, plum, prickly pear, rambutan, starfruit, tamarillo.

Vegetables:
asparagus, avocado – reed, beans – butter – green – snake, capsicum, celery, choko, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, okra, onions – salad – spring, peas – green – snow – sugar snap, radish, squash, sweetcorn, tomato, zucchini, zucchini flowers.

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February Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apple – aba, banana, berries – blackberry – blueberry – boysenberry – loganberry – raspberry – strawberry, fig, grapes – cardinal – muscat – sultana – waltham cross, guava, kiwifruit, lemon, lychee, mango, mangosteen, melons – honeydew – rockmelon – watermelon, nectarine, orange – valencia, passionfruit, peach, pears – howell – red sensation – williams, plums, prickly pear, rambutan, rhubarb, starfruit, tamarillo.

Vegetables:
avocado – reed, beans – borlotti – butter – green – snake, capsicum, celery, chilli, choko, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, leek, lettuce, okra, onions – brown – salad – spring, peas – green – snow – sugar snap, radish, squash, sweetcorn, tomato, zucchini, zucchini flowers.

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March Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apples – aba, cox’s orange pippins – gala – jonagold – jonathan – mutso, banana, berries – raspberry – strawberry, breadfruit, feijoa, figs, grapes – cardinal – currant – muscat – purple cornichon – sultana – waltham cross, guava, kiwifruit, lemon, limes, mango, mangosteen, melons – honeydew – rockmelon, nashi, nectarine, nuts – almond – chestnut – hazelnut – pistachio – walnut, orange – valencia, papaya, passionfruit, peach, pears – beurre bosc – howell – josephine – packham – red sensation – williams, persimmon, plums, pomegranate, rambutan, rhubarb, tamarillo.

Vegetables:
asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocados – fuerte – shepard, beans – borlotti – butter – green – snake, capsicum, celery, chilli, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, leek, lettuce, okra, olive, onions – brown – red – spring, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, squash, sweetcorn, sweet potato, tomato, zucchini.

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April Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apples aba, bonza – braeburn – cox’s orange pippins – fuji – gala – golden delicious – granny smith – jonagold – jonathan – mutso – red delicious – snow, banana, cumquat, custard apple, feijoa, figs, grapes – muscat – purple cornichon – sultana – waltham cross, guava, kiwifruit, lemons. limes, mandarin – imperial, nashi, nuts – almond – chestnut – hazelnut – peanut – pistachio – walnut, orange – valencia, papaya, passionfruit, pears – beurre bosc – howell – josephine – packham – red sensation – williams, persimmon, plums, pomegranate, quince, rhubarb.

Vegetables:
asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocado – fuerte, beans – green – snake, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, celery, chilli, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, fennel, garlic, ginger, leek, lettuce, mushrooms – wild – field – pine – slippery jacks, okra, olives, onions – brown – spring, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, squash, sweet potato, swede, tomato, turnip, zucchini.

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May Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apples – bonza – braeburn – cox’s orange pippins – fuji – gala – golden delicious – granny smith – jonagold – jonathan – mutso – pink lady – red delicious – snow – sundowner, banana, cumquat, custard apple, feijoa, grapes – purple cornichon – waltham cross, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, mandarin – imperial, melon – champagne, nuts – chestnut – hazelnut – peanut – walnut, pears – howell – josephine – packham – red sensation – williams, persimmon, quince, rhubarb.

Vegetables:
asian greens – bok choy, – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocados – fuerte – sharwill, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, daikon, eggplant, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms – wild – field – pine – slippery jacks, okra, olives, onions – brown – spring, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallots, silverbeet, spinach, squash, swede, sweet potato, taro, tomato, turnip, witlof, zucchini.

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June Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apples – bonza – braeburn – cox’s orange pippins – fuji – gala – golden delicious – granny smith – jonagold – jonathan – lady williams – mutso – pink lady – red delicious – snow – sundowner, custard apple, grapefruit, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, mandarin – ellendale, melons -champagne, nashi, nuts – chestnut – hazelnut – walnut, oranges – navel, pears – beurre bosc – josephine – packham, persimmon, pomelo, quince, rhubarb.

Vegetables:
asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocados – fuerte – sharwill, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichokes, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnip, witlof.

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July Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apples -bonza – braeburn – fuji – golden delicious – lady williams – pink lady – red delicious – snow – sundowner, cumquat, custard apple, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mandarin – ellendale – imperial, melons – champagne, nashi, oranges – navel, papaya, pineapple, pomelo, rhubarb, tangelo..

Vegetables:
asian greens – bok choy -choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocados – fuerte – hass – sharwill, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnip, witlof.

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August Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
pples – fuji – lady williams – sundowner, cumquat, custard apple, grapefruit – yellow – pink, lemons, limes, mandarins – ellendale – imperial – murcot, nashi, oranges – blood – navel, pawpaw, pineapple – smooth leaf, pomelo, rhubarb, tangelo.

Vegetables:
asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocados – fuerte – hass – sharwill, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, kohlrabi, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnip, witlof.

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September Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apple – lady williams, cumquat, grapefruit, lemon, mandarins -ellendale – murcot, oranges – blood – seville, papaya, pawpaw, pineapple – smooth leaf, tangelo.

Vegetables:
artichoke, asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, asparagus – green – purple, avocados – fuerte – hass – sharwill, beans – broad – green, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower garlic, ginger, leek, lettuce, mushrooms – morel, onions – salad – spring, peas, potato, pumpkin, silverbeet, spinach.

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October Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
berries – strawberry, cumquat, grapefruit – pink – yellow, lemon, loquat, mango, orange – valencia, papaya, pawpaw, Pineapples – smooth – rough leaf, starfruit.

Vegetables:
artichoke, asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, asparagus -green – white – purple, avocados – fuerte – hass – sharwill, beans – broad – green, broccoli, choko, cucumber, garlic, lettuce, onions – salad – spring, peas, silverbeet, spinach, watercress.

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November Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
banana, berries – strawberry, cherry, grapefruit, loquat, lychee, mango, melons – honeydew – rockmelon – watermelon, orange – valencia, papaya, pawpaw, pineapples – smooth – rough leaf, starfruit.

Vegetables:
artichoke, asparagus, avocado – hass, beans, choko, cucumber, lettuce, onions – salad – spring, peas – green – snow – sugar snap, spinach, sweetcorn, tomato, watercress, zucchini flowers.

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December Seasonal Fruit And Vegetables

Fruits:
apricot, banana, berries – gooseberry – loganberry – raspberry – strawberry, cherry, currants – black currant – red currant, lemon, lychee, mango, melon – honeydew – rockmelon – watermelon, orange – valencia, passionfruit, pineapples – smooth – rough leaf, rambutan, starfruit.

Vegetables:
asparagus, avocado – hass, beans – green – snake, capsicum, celery, choko, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, onion – salad – spring, peas – green – snow – sugar snap, radish, squash, sweetcorn, tomato, watercress, zucchini, zucchini flowers.

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Reference: Campion and Curtis

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Comments

  1. says

    88c/kilo seedless watermelon over the weekend at my local woolies! yums! (think it’s comin down from qld.)

    Can’t wait for the trays of mangoes on the side of the highway on my drives to Newcastle!

  2. Deb says

    thanks for the list! when we lived in sydney my grocer had a seasonal handout with featured recipes and what was in season. have not seen anything like it up here in 2 1/2 years.

    we are starting to eat lots of mangoes now in Queensland- had 2 yesterday. we also have the best acid free pineapples up here – we go through 2 large ones each week from the farmer’s market.

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