There’s a number of reasons why buying in-season fruit and vegetables is beneficial – it’s cost effective and you’re getting produce at it’s peak so it’s bound to taste better. To help you plan your shopping list when you’re caravanning in spring, Jayco has pulled together a list of in-season fruits to cover popular caravanning routes throughout Australia.
With things warming up in Victoria's cooler climate, it's the perfect time to find zesty citrus fruits, juicy berries and tasty bananas.
Here's what you'll find in season in Victoria:
bananas, berries, grapefruit, lemons, limes, imperial mandarins, strawberries
2. New South Wales
New South Wales has a lot to offer this spring. From juicy plums and peaches to snappy citrus fruits, New South Wales has a wide range of spring fruits to tantalise the taste buds.
Here's what you'll find in season in New South Wales:
cherries, lemons, mandarins, nectarines, oranges, peaches, plums, strawberries
Queensland's varied climate means a wide variety of fruits are available throughout the year. This spring expect to find tropical fruits like pineapples, mangoes and guava, alongside fruits from more temperate climates like apples, oranges and strawberries. With so much on offer, you'll never struggle to find delicious fresh fruit in Queensland.
Here's what you'll find in season in Queensland:
red apples, green apples, avocados, bananas, blueberries, carambola, coconuts, custard apples, dates, dragon fruit, gooseberries, green grapes, grapefruit, guava, honeydew melons, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, mangoes, nectarines, oranges, passion fruit, Paw Paw, peaches, pears, pineapples, pomegranate, raspberries, rock melons, strawberries, tamarillo, watermelon.
4. Western Australia
Australia's biggest state offers one of the widest varieties when it comes to seasonal fruit this spring. Creamy avocadoes, sweet mangoes and a multitude of fresh berries are just a few of the treasures you'll find in Western Australia.
Here's what you'll find in season in Western Australia:
avocadoes, bananas, berries, blueberries, currants, figs, limes, loquats, mandarins, mangoes, honeydew melons, mulberries, nectarines, Valencia oranges, passion fruit, paw paw, strawberries
5. South Australia
The cooler, southern climate of South Australia is perfect for citrus fruits like mandarins, limes and tangerines, along with winter fruits like rhubarb, pears and apples.
Here's what you'll find in season in South Australia:
apples, avocados, cumquats, grapefruit, lemons, loquats, mandarins, blood seville oranges, pears, rhubarb, strawberries, tangelos, tangerine