July

The second month of the rainy season is upon us. The days are hot, there is lots of rain, and sunshine is abundant. All the ingredients needed for ripening of our tropical fruits.

Contact the growers in the links listed below to order fresh tropical fruit from Florida!

The fruits listed below are typically ripe during July. But due to the variations in weather patterns throughout the year and cultural practices, the fruits may ripen earlier or later then listed. Please contact the growers to see when their fruit is at its prime and ready to harvest.

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Annonas

Now through September

The delicate, custard-y annonas are ready for you to enjoy. These fruits have a sweet,

very fruity flavor, and make a terrific dessert or a light snack.

Our growers can ship you these delicious fruits today!

 

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Avocados

now until January

The Florida avocado season is underway! Florida avocados are lower in fat content, are much larger than the grocery store avocados, and these Florida fruits have a luscious flavor that is perfect for salads, sandwiches and guacamole. Florida avocados ship very well, so have some shipped today!

 

Click here to reach our avocado growers

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Banana

now through late fall

Florida bananas are NOTHING like the grocery store bananas. Ours bananas are moist,

have a delicate texture, and have hints of strawberries and citrus and other delicious flavors.

Our growers also raise plantains, which have a lower sugar content than the dessert bananas,

and make wonderful tostones and fried plantanos.

Our banana growers can ship fruit to your door!

 

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Dragon Fruit

now to October

The fruits of this cactus have begun to ripen and are ready to ship to you. They will continue ripening throughout the summer until mid-Fall. If you have never tried one of these fruits,

you will be amazed at the sweet, delicate flavor they possess.

Contact our growers here for these delicious dragon fruits!

 

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Guava

peak season now to September

The pink Florida and the white Thai guavas are at their prime for these next few months,

and oh, so tasty!

Our growers can supply you with high quality guavas to enjoy.

 

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Jackfruit

now to October

The largest fruit in the world grows right here in south Florida. The jackfruit’s flavor

has been described as tasting like “Juicy Fruit gum” – and that’s a pretty good description!

Contact one of our jackfruit growers here.

 

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Longans

now until August

The cousin to the lychee, the smaller, rounder longan, is starting to ripen. The trees are loaded

with beautiful fruit and they are wonderfully sweet.

Contact our growers to have some delicious longans shipped to your door.

 

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​  Mango

now until September

The early crop of mangos is off the trees, and we are now in the mid season varieties

of our d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s mangos!!!

 We’ll have mangos until September but don’t let the season pass you by.

 

Contact our mango growers here.

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Mamey

now until early fall

Once a mamey aficionado, always a mamey aficionado. The sweet pumpkin-y flavor of mamey gets you hooked right from the first bite, and those first bites of the season are here.

Place a mamey order with one of our growers here.

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Papaya

now through the summer

The main crop is on the trees now and is ready to be sent to your door.

Florida papayas grow all year, although the summer months are when they are most plentiful.

Contact our grower to see if their papayas are Ripe for the Picking!

Click here to reach our papaya growers!

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Starfruit / Carambola

now until September

The second starfruit crop of the year is just getting started and will continue into September.

These lightly sweet fruits are crisp, juicy and perfect for

desserts, stir-fry’s, salads, and eating out of hand.

Contact our starfruit growers here.

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The month of July has an abundance of tropical fruit to enjoy. Don’t let the season pass you by!

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