What fruit is grown in Victoria?

Berries. Victoria produces a range of berry fruit, predominantly strawberries and raspberries.

  • Nuts. Nuts are a valuable horticulture commodity in Victoria.
  • Fruit. Victoria produces a significant percentage of Australia’s fruit output, including pears, nashi fruit and apples.
  • Orchard management.
  • Fruit and nut diseases.
  • What fruits are in season in Victoria now?


    • Oranges.
    • Mandarins.
    • Lemons.
    • Australian limes.
    • Kiwi fruit.
    • Lemonades.
    • Currants.
    • Gooseberries.

    Is Mandarin a summer fruit?

    JULY – MID WINTER – FRUIT apples, custard apple, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, oranges, papaya, pineapple, pomelo, rhubarb, tangelo.

    What fruit is Australia famous for?


    Deciduous Fruit Crop Production (tons) Area (hectares)
    Plums/prunes 10,714
    Cherries 5,043 1,400
    Apple 327,877 9,200
    Pear 161,354 5,378

    What food is grown in Victoria?

    Victoria’s favourable climate and soils support the production of a range of winter crops, including cereals (such as wheat, barley and oats), oilseeds (such as canola) and pulses (such as lentils, faba beans and chickpeas).

    Is Kiwi a winter fruit?

    Imported kiwis — primarily from New Zealand, Italy and Chile — make this popular winter fruit available year-round.

    Is Cherry a winter fruit?

    6. Cherries. Cherries are seasonal fruits that help you get rid of that belly fat. It improves your sleep disorders and also controls blood pressure.

    What fruits are native to Australia?

    Among the native fruits, eleven prominent native species have been commercially produced in Australia including bush tomato, Davidson’s plum, desert lime, finger lime, Kakadu plum, lemon aspen, muntries, quandong, Tasmanian pepper berry, and Illawarra plum.

    Are oranges native to Australia?

    The wild orange is an Australian native plant found in dry inland areas of Australia. Its scientific name is Capparis mitchellii. It is not related to oranges, nor to the Osage-orange which is known as “wild orange” in North America, but to capers.

    What is Australia’s national fruit?

    National fruits

    Country Common name Scientific name
    Australia Riberry Syzygium luehmannii
    Bangladesh Jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus
    Brazil Cupuaçu Theobroma grandiflorum
    Cambodia Lady’s Finger Banana (chek pong moan in Khmer) Musa acuminata

    What fruit only grows in Australia?

    Australia grows a wide range of deciduous fruits including apple, pear, grape, nashi, peach, nectarine, plum, apricot, cherry and to a lesser extent persimmon, kiwifruit and blueberries….3. DECIDUOUS FRUIT PRODUCTION IN AUSTRALIA.

    Deciduous Fruit Crop Kiwifruit
    Production (tons) 5,000
    Area (hectares) 250
    Estimated % Grown in Subtropical Regions 60

    What veggies can I plant now in Victoria?

    Veggies: The colder, wetter months in Melbourne are a great time to grow veggies, and now is an excellent time to plant! Consider cabbage, asian greens like mizuna, tatsoi or pak choi, lettuce, rocket, spinach, carrots, celery, cauliflower, spring onions, leek, onions, radish, turnips and swedes.