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Winter Fruits- December till February

Apple is one of the most widely cultivated tree and widely known for the many members. Apples grow on small, deciduous trees. Apples are not planted by seeds, for a strange to say, the trees would grow from these seeds itself.
Bananas winter fruits
Banana is the only fruit that really gets better if it is picked while it is unripe. When choosing a ripe banana, select a plump yellow banana with brown flecks. Store ripe bananas outside for 3 days or in the refrigerator for several days.

Blood orange
Blood Oranges
Blood orange is a type of sweet citrus fruit, that contains vitamin C. Sanguinello, Tarocco and Moro is the three most fashionable varieties. Torocco is a medium-sized fruit which is sweet in nature and delicate flavor.
A Clementine is the variety of mandarin orange which is deep orange color with a glossy and smooth appearance. It's also termed as seedless tangerines. It is easy to peel and readily split into about 10 to 12 sections.

Cranberries are mostly available in September and October. It contains nutrients like antioxidants. Cranberries are available in a wide variety of forms including juice, sauce, and dried, fresh fruit.
Grapes winter fruits
Select plump, brightly colored berries that remain tightly in the vine when the bunch is shaked. Store unwashed grapes in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to a week. Grapes are good source of Vitamin A.

Red Grapes
Red grapes are the cause of one of the most excellent wines and also an amazing tasting fruit. It also contains 80 percent of water. By Consuming red grapes with his skin we get extreme health benefits.
Kiwi is a small fruit which has many surprises. You can eat the kiwi fruit as it is. It is full of fiber and nutrients and also vitamin c. Soft fruits are not good to buy. When buying hold the fruit with your hand and give pressure if it get any wrinkles.

Kumquats are citrus fruits which is small and oval in shape. The fruits are dreadfully juicy and tasty and typically have a sweet outer skin accompanied by a bitter, inner flesh. It also offers many nutritional benefits.
Lemon is an oval citrus fruits with smooth porous skin. The fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world. There are two different types of lemons acid and sweet. The most common are Eurekas and Lisbons.

Mandarin Orange
Mandarin oranges
Mandarin oranges are mostly available during December and January. Select fruits that are unblemished and avoid those with cuts or soft spots. Bright color is not necessarily a sign of quality as it may be dyed.
Passion Fruit
Passion Fruit
Passion fruit are loaded with vitamin A and C. The seeds contain high fiber. When you are buying passion fruit pick the larger fruit which gives more juice.Keeping in a room temperature will make it ripen in a few days.

Pears fruit is almost sweet juicy yellow or green fruit and rough in texture with a rounded figure. It contains much water in it that was fresh when consumed.Pear fruits are always good for skin and have plenty of fibers. Vitamin k is rich in pears fruit which helps blood clotting process.
Persimmon fruits are almost shiny, round and tough-skinned. They become fully grown from September to October, generally after the tree has lost its leaves. Sweet and yummy persimmon fruits are rich in health promoting.

Pomegranate has gained a great pact of fame over the years. It has a citrus taste and is very juicy. There are lots of drinks and even foods that are prepared with the pomegranate fruit. Pomegranates have favorable effect on strokes.
The pummelo is an exotic large citrus fruit that is a predecessor of the common grapefruit and it tastes like a sweet, mild grapefruit. The skin of a pummelo is commonly used as an ingredient in conserve and in some cultures it is used medicinally.

Rhubarb is in fact a vegetable, not a fruit. But we generally treat it as a fruit, because of its high acidity, but in some cultures they use it as vegetable in savory dishes. It is a comparative of buckwheat and has a sour, earthy flavor.
Satsuma orange
Satsuma Oranges
Satsuma is an unsown and easy-peeling citrus mutant. It also has predominantly delicate flesh, which cannot resist the effects of careless handling. Satsuma oranges have an excellent cold forbearance system.

Sweet orange
Sweet Oranges
Sweet orange is a fruit which is liked by most the adults. Medicines are made with the peel and juice of sweet oranges. The peel of sweet oranges is used for coughs, colds, breast cancer. It is also used as tonic.
Tangelo winter fruit
Tangelo is a citrus fruit which is high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, thiamin and dietary fiber. The skin of Tangelo is greenish or yellow-orange in color. The nutritional content of Ugly fruit is perhaps equivalent to that of other citrus fruits.

Tangerines are orange colored and thick skinned juicy edible citrus fruit. It is rich in Vitamin C and Copper and low in saturated fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It also contains a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Tangerines provides a unique juice.
Ugli Fruit
Ugli-winter fruit
An Ugly fruit is a citrus fruit created by hybridizing a grape fruit. It is easily peeled which is used to make many splendid sweet and savory recipes. Ugli fruit is rich in vitamin C which is extremely juicy, squeeze easily for refreshing drink.

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Special fruits for this week



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