Seasonal Chart

A handy list of seasonal fruits & vegetables

Eating in season can be beneficial in a number of ways:

  • It reduces the food miles of your food

  • Variation of diet throughout the year & associated health benefits

  • What you are eating is fresh, not stored

  • You experience the joy of anticipation of your favourites coming into season!

JANUARY - SUMMER FRUIT

apricots, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries, lemons, lychee, mango, honeydew, rockmelon, watermelon, nectarines, passionfruit, peaches, pineapples, plums, prickly pear, rambutan, starfruit, tamarillo.

JANUARY - SUMMER VEGETABLES

asparagus, avocado, beans, capsicum, celery, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, okra, onions, peas, radish, spring onion, squash, sweetcorn, tomato, zucchini.

FEBRUARY - SUMMER FRUIT

apricots, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, raspberries, strawberries, fig, grapes, guava, kiwifruit, lemon, lychee, mango, honeydew, rockmelon, watermelon, nectarine, oranges, passionfruit, peach, pears, plums, prickly pear, rambutan, rhubarb, starfruit, tamarillo.

FEBRUARY - SUMMER VEGETABLES

avocado, beans, capsicum, celery, chilli, choko, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, leek, lettuce, okra, onions, spring onions, peas, radish, squash, sweetcorn, tomato, zucchini.

MARCH - AUTUMN FRUIT

apples, banana, raspberries, strawberries, breadfruit, feijoa, figs, grapes, guava, kiwifruit, lemon, limes, mango, honeydew, rockmelon, nashi, nectarine, nuts, oranges, papaya, passionfruit, peach, pears, persimmon, plums, pomegranate, rambutan, rhubarb, tamarillo.

MARCH - AUTUMN VEGETABLES

asian greens, avocados, beans, capsicum, celery, chilli, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, leek, lettuce, okra, olive, onions, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, spring onions, silverbeet, spinach, squash, sweetcorn, sweet potato, tomato, zucchini.

APRIL - AUTUMN FRUIT

apples, banana, cumquat, custard apple, feijoa, figs, grapes, guava, kiwifruit, lemons. limes, mandarin, nashi, nuts, oranges, papaya, passionfruit, pears, persimmon, plums, pomegranate, quince, rhubarb.

APRIL - AUTUMN VEGETABLES

asian greens, avocado, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, celery, chilli, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, fennel, garlic, ginger, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, spring onions, squash, sweet potato, swede, tomato, turnip, zucchini.

MAY - AUTUMN FRUIT

apples, bananas, cumquat, custard apple, feijoa, grapes, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, mandarin, nuts, pears, persimmon, quince, rhubarb.

MAY - AUTUMN VEGETABLES

asian greens, avocados, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, daikon, eggplant, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallots, silverbeet, spinach, spring onions, squash, swede, sweet potato, taro, tomato, turnip, zucchini.

JUNE - WINTER FRUIT

apples, custard apple, grapefruit, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, mandarin, nashi, nuts, oranges, pears, persimmon, pomelo, quince, rhubarb.

JUNE - WINTER VEGETABLES

asian greens, avocadosl, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichokes, kale, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnips.

JULY - MID WINTER - FRUIT

apples, custard apple, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, oranges, papaya, pineapple, pomelo, rhubarb, tangelo.

JULY - MID WINTER VEGETABLES

asian greens, avocados, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, kale, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnip.

AUGUST - WINTER FRUIT

apples, custard apple, grapefruit - yellow - pink, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, oranges, pawpaw, pineapple, pomelo, rhubarb, tangelo.

AUGUST - WINTER VEGETABLES

asian greens, avocados, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnips.

SEPTEMBER - SPRING FRUIT

apple, cumquat, grapefruit, lemon, mandarins, oranges, papaya, pawpaw, pineapple, tangelo.

SEPTEMBER - SPRING VEGETABLES

artichoke, asian greens, asparagus, avocados, beans, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower garlic, ginger, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, spring onions, peas, potato, pumpkin, silverbeet, spinach.

OCTOBER -  SPRING FRUIT

strawberries, cumquat, grapefruit, lemon, loquat, mango, oranges, papaya, pawpaw, pineapple, starfruit.

OCTOBER - SPRING VEGETABLES

artichoke, asian greens, asparagus, avocados, bean, broccoli, choko, cucumber, garlic, lettuce, onions, peas, silverbeet, spinach, watercress, spring zucchini.

NOVEMBER - SPRING FRUIT

banana, strawberries, cherries, grapefruit, loquat, lychee, mango, honeydew, rockmelon, watermelon, orange, papaya, pawpaw, pineapples, starfruit.

NOVEMBER - SPRING VEGETABLES

artichoke, asparagus, avocado, cucumber, lettuce, onions, peas, spinach, spring onions, sweetcorn, tomato, watercress.

DECEMBER - SUMMER FRUIT

apricot, banana, gooseberries, loganberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries, lemon, lychee, mango, honeydew, rockmelon, watermelon, oranges, passionfruit, pineapples, rambutan, starfruit.

DECEMBER - SUMMER VEGETABLES

asparagus, avocado, capsicum, celery, choko, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, onion, peas, radish, squash, spring onions, sweetcorn, summer tomato, watercress, zucchini.