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The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around 

Chef Jen
Updated October 13, 2018 5.6k votes 726 voters 26.7k views 37 items

List Rules List only includes fruits that naturally ripen in the summer.

The best summer fruits to keep around are those that are at their peak of flavor. The summer months are a bonanza for fruit-lovers, with several different tasty treats in season. This list includes some of the greatest summer fruits to have on hand for making delicious fruit salads, smoothies, or for just snacking. Be sure to vote for your favorite summer fruit (and of course, vote down any fruits you simply don't like).

Knowing which summer fruits are in season can make a big difference in your grocery bill. Buying fruit in season virtually guarantees that you'll get a lower price, and as a bonus, the fruit will likely be packed with flavor. Eating fruit is always a great diet choice year-round, but summertime is the right time to savor the bounty and keep these summer fruits around. Berries, melons and peaches are all excellent choices. Consider combining some great summer fruit offerings with other, year-round fruits, like bananas (lemons and coconut are also almost year-round).

This list includes fruit available during the summer months, but keep in mind that some fruits might not be in season until later in the season (apples and pears are examples). The summer fruits available to you will also vary, depending on where you live. Fortunately for everyone, there are plenty of wonderful summer fruits to go around, so it's time to take advantage!

If you are ever at a party, and someone goes "name some fruits!" you're going to be real glad you took a peek at list summer fruits list. While the weather's still warm, also check out this list of the most delicious summer cocktails.
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Watermelon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Pineapple is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Grape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Peach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Mango is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Raspberry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Cherry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Blueberry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Cantaloupe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Nectarine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Plum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Banana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Blackberry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Apple is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Kiwifruit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Orange is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Honeydew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Lime is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Pear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Coconut is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Avocado is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Boysenberry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Starfruit is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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Lychee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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