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SEASONAL GUIDE

Buying fresh fruit and vegetables in season is a healthy, more economical way to make the most of Australia's best produce. The guides below highlight the best buys for each month.

Click here for our Autumn 2014 – Top tips on selecting, storing and preparing quick meals ideas, enriched with tasty fruit and veggies.

Winter Seasonal guide for 2014
WHAT'S BEST IN JUNE WHAT'S BEST IN JULY WHAT'S BEST IN AUGUST
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Banana
  • Custard apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Oranges:
    Navel
  • Passionfruit:
    Panama
  • Pears
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Rhubarb
  • Veggies
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Swede
  • Sweet potato
  • Turnips
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Banana
  • Custard apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Oranges:
    Navel
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelos
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Swede
  • Sweet potato
  • TurnipsWitlof
  • Apples
  • Banana
  • Cumquat
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Oranges:
    Blood
    Navel
  • Pomelo
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelos
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem
  • artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Swede
  • Sweet potato
  • Turnips
  • Witlof
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013

Click here for our Autumn 2014 – Top tips on selecting, storing and preparing quick meals ideas, enriched with tasty fruit and veggies.

Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
WHAT'S BEST IN MARCH WHAT'S BEST IN APRIL WHAT'S BEST IN MAY
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Figs
  • Fuji fruit
  • Grapes
  • Guava
  • Kiwifruit
  • Limes
  • Mangosteens
  • Nashi
  • Oranges:
    Valencia
  • Passionfruit
  • Papaw
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Tamarillo
  • Asian greens
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Capsicums
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Eschallots
  • Lettuce
  • Nuts:
    Chestnuts
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Witlof
  • Zucchini
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Custard apples
  • Fuji fruit
  • Guava
  • Kiwifruit
  • Limes
  • Mandarins:
    Imperial
  • Nashi
  • Pears
  • Passionfruit
  • Persimmons
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Tamarillo
  • Asian greens
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbages
  • Capsicums
  • Cauliflower
  • Chokos
  • Eschallots
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Okra
  • Nuts:
    Chestnuts
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Turnips
  • Witlof
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Custard apples
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins:
    Imperial
  • Nashi
  • Oranges:
    Navel
  • Pears
  • Persimmons
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Rhubarb
  • Asian greens
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbages
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Celeriac
  • Nuts:
    Chestnuts
  • Fennel
  • Ginger
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Okra
  • Parsnips
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Turnips
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
View the Summer 2013 Issue
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
WHAT'S BEST IN DECEMBER WHAT'S BEST IN JANUARY WHAT'S BEST IN FEBRUARY
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apricots
  • Bananas
  • Berries:
    blackberries
    blueberries
    raspberries
    red & white currants
    strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Lychees
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges:
    Valencia
  • Papaya
  • Passionfruit
  • Pawpaw
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Asparagus
  • Beans:
    green
    flat
    butter
  • Capsicum
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions:
    salad
    green
  • Peas
  • Radish
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini
  • Apricots
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Berries
  • Berries:
    blackberries
    blueberries
    raspberries
    strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Limes
  • Lychees
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges:
    Valencia
  • Passionfruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears:
    Williams
    Paradise
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Rambutans
  • Asparagus
  • Beans:
    green
    flat
    butter
  • Capsicums
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions:
    salad
    green
  • Okra
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Radish
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Avocados
  • Berries:
    blueberries
    raspberries
    strawberries
  • Figs
  • Grapes
  • Limes
  • Lychees
  • Mangosteens
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges:
    Valencia
  • Passionfruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears:
    Howell
    Williams
  • Pineapples
  • Plums
  • Prickly Pears
  • Rambutans
  • Beans:
    butter, flat,
    green, snake
  • Capsicums
  • Celery
  • Chillies
  • Chokos
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions:
    salad
    green
  • Okra
  • Peas:
    sugar snap
  • Radish
  • Squash
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
WHAT'S BEST IN SEPTEMBER WHAT'S BEST IN OCTOBER WHAT'S BEST IN NOVEMBER
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples:
    Lady Williams
  • Berries:
    Mulberries
    Strawberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins:
    Honey Murcot
  • Oranges:
    Blood
    Navel
    Seville
  • Papaya
  • Papaw
  • Pineapples
  • Pomelo
  • Rockmelon
  • Tangelos
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beans:
    Broad
    Green
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Chillies
  • Garlic, fresh
  • Globe artichokes
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions:
    Spring
    Green (shallots)
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Berries:
    Blueberries
    Mulberries
    Strawberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Oranges:
    Navel
    Valencia
  • Papaya
  • Papaw
  • Passionfruit
  • Pineapples
  • Pomelo
  • Tangelos
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beans:
    Broad
    Green
  • Beetroot
  • Cucumber
  • Chillies
  • Garlic, fresh
  • Globe artichokes
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions:
    Spring
    Green (shallots)
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Berries:
    Blackberries
    Blueberries
    Boysenberries
    Mulberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapefruit
  • Loquats
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Oranges:
    Valencia
  • Papaya
  • Papaw
  • Passionfruit
  • Pineapples
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beans:
    Green
  • Cucumber
  • Chillies
  • Globe artichokes
  • Lettuce
  • Onions:
    Spring
    Green (shallots)
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini
  • Zucchini flowers
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
View the Winter 2013 Issue
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
WHAT'S BEST IN JUNE WHAT'S BEST IN JULY WHAT'S BEST IN AUGUST
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Banana
  • Custardaapples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Oranges: Navel
  • Passionfruit
  • Pears
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Rhubarb
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Sweet potato
  • Turnips
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Banana
  • Custard apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Oranges: Navel
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelos
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Apples
  • Banana
  • Cumquat
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Oranges: Blood and Navel
  • Pomelo
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelos
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
Winter Seasonal guide for 2013
View the Autumn 2013 Issue
Autumn Seasonal guide for 2013
WHAT'S BEST IN MARCH WHAT'S BEST IN APRIL WHAT'S BEST IN MAY
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Figs
  • Fuji fruit
  • Grapes
  • Guava
  • Kiwifruit
  • Limes
  • Mangosteens
  • Nashi
  • Oranges: Valencia
  • Passionfruit
  • Papaw
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Tamarillo
  • Asian Greens
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Capsicums
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Eschallots
  • Lettuce
  • Nuts:
    Chestnuts
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Witlof
  • Zucchini
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Custard apples
  • Fuji fruit
  • Guava
  • Kiwifruit
  • Limes
  • Mandarins: Imperial
  • Nashi
  • Pears
  • Passionfruit
  • Persimmons
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Tamarillo
  • Asian greens
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbages
  • Capsicums
  • Cauliflower
  • Chokos
  • Eschallots
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Okra
  • Nuts:
    Chestnuts
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Turnips
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Custard apples
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins: Imperial
  • Nashi
  • Oranges: Navel
  • Pears
  • Persimmons
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Rhubarb
  • Asian greens
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbages
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Celeriac
  • Nuts:
    Chestnuts
  • Fennel
  • Ginger
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Okra
  • Parsnips
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Turnips
Autymn Seasonal guide for 2013
View the Summer 2012 Issue
Summer Seasonal guide for 2012
WHAT'S BEST IN DECEMBER WHAT'S BEST IN JANUARY WHAT'S BEST IN FEBRUARY
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apricots
  • Bananas
  • Berries: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, red & white currants, strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Lychees
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges: Valencia
  • Papaya
  • Passionfruit
  • Pawpaw
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Asparagus
  • Beans: green, flat, butter
  • Capsicum
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions: salad, green
  • Peas: sugar snap
  • Radish
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini
  • Apricots
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Berries: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Limes
  • Lychees
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges: Valencia
  • Passionfruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears: Williams
  • Pineapples
  • Plums
  • Rambutans
  • Asparagus
  • Beans: green, flat, butter
  • Capsicums
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions: salad, green
  • Okra
  • Peas: sugar snap
  • Potatoes
  • Radish
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Avocados
  • Berries: blueberries, raspberries, strawberries
  • Figs
  • Grapes
  • Limes
  • Lychees
  • Mangosteens
  • Melons
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges: Valencia
  • Passionfruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears: Howell, Williams
  • Pineapples
  • Plums
  • Prickly Pears
  • Rambutans
  • Beans: butter, flat, green, snake
  • Capsicums
  • Celery
  • Chillies
  • Chokos
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions: salad, green
  • Okra
  • Peas: sugar snap
  • Radish
  • Squash
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
Summer Seasonal guide for 2012
Spring Seasonal guide for 2012
WHAT'S BEST IN SEPTEMBER WHAT'S BEST IN OCTOBER WHAT'S BEST IN NOVEMBER
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples: Lady Williams
  • Berries:
  • Strawberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins: Honey Murcot
  • Rockmelon
  • Oranges: Blood, Seville
  • Papaya
  • Papaw
  • Pineapples
  • Pomelo
  • Tangelos
  • Artichokes: Globe
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beans: Broad, Green
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Chillies
  • Garlic, fresh
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions: Spring, Green (shallots)
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Berries: Strawberries, Blueberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Oranges: Valencia
  • Papaya, Papaw
  • Passionfruit
  • Pineapples
  • Pomelo
  • Tangelos
  • Artichokes: Globe
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beans: Broad, Green
  • Beetroot
  • Cucumber
  • Chillies
  • Garlic, fresh
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions: Spring, Green (shallots)
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Berries: Young, Mulberries, Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapefruit
  • Loquats
  • Mangoes
  • Melons
  • Oranges: Valencia
  • Papaya, Papaw
  • Passionfruit
  • Pineapples
  • Artichokes: Globe
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beans: Green
  • Cucumber
  • Chillies
  • Lettuce
  • Onions: Spring, Green (shallots)
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Sweetcorn
  • Tomatoes
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini
  • Zucchini flowers
Spring Seasonal guide for 2012
View the Winter 2012 Issue
Winter Seasonal guide for 2012
WHAT'S BEST IN JUNE WHAT'S BEST IN JULY WHAT'S BEST IN AUGUST
FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES FRUIT VEGETABLES
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Banana
  • Custard apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Oranges: Navel
  • Passionfruit: Panama
  • Pears
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Rhubarb
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Swede
  • Sweet potato
  • Turnips
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Banana
  • Custard apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Oranges: Navel
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelos
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Swede
  • Sweet potato
  • Turnips
  • Witlof
  • Apples
  • Banana
  • Cumquat
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Oranges:
    Blood and Navel
  • Pomelo
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelos
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Swede
  • Sweet potato
  • Turnips
  • Witlof
Winter Seasonal guide for 2012