Cyprus, Nicosia

Fruits in Cyprus - what and when to buy?

Updated: 2 months ago

On the island, fresh seasonal fruits are always available for sale. You just need to know what to buy and when.

So, in Cyprus, bananas grow, the harvest is collected from December to February. During these months, you can always find local fresh bananas in stores and markets at a very low price.

The next Cypriot fruit ripens around February, and the harvest is collected until June - it's medlar. Refreshing orange berries grow in Cyprus near every house and along the streets, they are very cheap in supermarkets and markets.

Citrus fruits on the island ripen from late autumn, and the second harvest is collected in spring. Cyprus is a real paradise for lovers of freshly squeezed orange juice, lemons, limes, tangerines, and grapefruits. You can stock up on Vitamin C here for half a year ahead.

Strawberries in Cyprus ripen from February to May and from September to November. During the rest of the year, greenhouse-grown strawberries are sold, but they are not as tasty and nutritious.

The pomegranate season is the end of August to September.

Watermelons and melons on the island are harvested from June to August.

The rare fruit prickly pear (cactus fruit) and grapes ripen in August.

In summer, peaches, apricots, nectarines, plums, cherries grow.

Figs - August to September.

Enjoy sunny days and fruits!

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