The list of fruits that start with R is rather extensive. On this list, you will also find berries. There is some dispute about what is a berry and what is a fruit.
As we can enjoy eating berries as well as fruit, popular berries are included on the list. Berries are still fruits of a bush that has finished flowering. So, you can argue they are fruits.
Let’s find out more about the letter R in Fruit.
Fruits That Start with R
What Are Fruits Starting with R?
Rather a few exotic fruits start with R. Many of them come from countries such as India and other countries around the Tropics. They are still less common in the West. That does not mean they are not beginning to turn up on supermarket shelves.
Common Fruits that Start with R
Common fruits that start with R are raspberries, rose hips, and red currant. Rose apples and Rajka apples are also two rather common fruits.
The fruits we are less familiar with are perhaps the more exotic fruits.
This exotic fruit comes from South America where it is often called Sugar apple. The clue is in the name. Although slightly prickly on the outside, the fruit tastes very sweet.
The fruit is best eaten raw but can also be used in cooking. Tastes great with chicken instead of pineapple.
The Red Mombin fruit is a member of the cashew family. Although this a fruit that is native to Brazil, it turns up in many other countries including Mexico.
A delicious fruit that tastes a bit like a pear – it even looks like one.
If you have been to Australia, you have probably come across the Ribbery fruit. They grow on trees in dense clusters. Robbery fruits are slightly hard. The texture of the fruits is similar to that of peaches.
The taste is sweet and the flesh is juicy. The Ribbery fruit is the favorite fruit of possums.
The Rambai is cultivated all around South East Asia. The tree produces delicate white-brownish fruits that grow close together.
The taste is sweet-sour. You often find Rambai fruits added to culinary dishes. Cooking them brings out their flavor but they can also be enjoyed fresh. A nice fruit that is relatively easy to grow at home as a houseplant.
Ramontchi fruits are only found on the island of Madagascar where they are a delicacy. They look like plums. The taste is slightly richer and spicer when compared to garden plums.
The common name for Ramontchi is Governor Pears. If you live in a warmer part of the world, they are fairly easy to grow.
Rose apple, also known as “Syzygium jambos,” is a fruit that is native to Southeast Asia and is widely grown in tropical regions around the world. It has a bell-shaped, pink or white skin and a sweet, crisp flesh. Rose apple is often eaten raw or used in desserts and drinks.
Rosehips are the fruit of the rose plant and are a rich source of vitamin C. They have a small, round shape and a bright red or orange skin. Rosehips are often used to make tea, jams, and other preserves.
Raspberry is a fruit that is native to Europe and North America. It has a small, round shape and a sweet, tangy flavor. Raspberries are often eaten raw or used in desserts, jams, and other baked goods. They are also a good source of fiber and vitamin C.
List of All Fruits Start That Start with R
- Red Mulberry
- Red Banana
- Red Huckleberry
- Rose Apple
- Rajka Apple
- Rangpur Lime
- Raspuri Mango
- Red Mombin
- Red Grapes
- Red Kiwi
- Red Papaya
- Red Pineapple
- Red Plums
- Red Williams Pears
- Red Delicious Apples
- Rainier Cherries
- Red Custard Apple
- Red Guava
- Ripe Olives
- Ripe Peaches
- Ripe Persimmons
- Ruby Roman Grapes
There are plenty of delicious fruits to choose from on this list. Best of all, many of the exotic ones make excellent houseplants if you would like to grow exotic fruits from seed.
Last Updated on November 4, 2023