The tropical fruit season has slowed down a bit now that the days are getting shorter, and the temperatures are a little bit. But this is south Florida and there are always fresh, ripe tropical fruit to be eaten!
Why not surprise your family with a box of tropical fruits this holiday season?
Contact our growers below to order a gift box!
The fruits listed below are typically ripe during December. 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.
now until January/February
The Florida avocado season is underway with many varieties to last all avocado lovers until
early next year. Florida avocados are lower in fat content, are larger than the grocery store avocados,
and these Florida fruits have a luscious flavor that is perfect for salads, sandwiches and guacamole.
Florida avocados also ship very well.
Florida bananas are available during the winter months and are just as tasty. Our growers also raise plantains, which have a lower sugar content than the dessert bananas, and they make wonderful
tostones and fried plantanos.
Guava are produced year round in south Florida and there are guava’s out there ready to send
to you now for a tropical treat.
Florida Papaya are one of the fruits that grow year round in Florida, so there are always
some of these delicious fruit for you to enjoy.
Passion fruit is a crop that fruits year round in Florida, but in some months
it fruits more than other months. December is one of the months when the
tropical passion fruit vines are heavy with fruit.
December – June
The oh-so-delicious sapodilla crop is starting to come off of the trees in December.
Because there are several varieties of sapodilla that mature at different times, the Florida
sapodilla crop extends from December to the summer! Sapodilla has been described
as a pear soaked in brown sugar,… and we agree!
Starfruit / Carambola
now until February
The starfruit crop is just getting started and will continue into February. These lightly sweet fruits
are crisp and juicy, and perfect for desserts, stir-fry’s, salad, and eating out of hand.