Fruits and vegetables grown in Puerto Rico

The growing season in Puerto Rico lasts all year, due to the warm climate temperature being in the 70’s to 90’s.  At those temperatures, of course, there is no frost, no snow, no freezing.  You might want to know what produce is grown in Puerto Rico.  Puerto Ricans grow a wide assortment of tropical fruits and vegetables.  It feels like summer all year, although October to March are the more comfortable relatively cooler months and April to September are the warmer more humid months.

Aji, arugala, avocados,  bananas, basil, breadfruit, cabbage, canteloupe, carambola, carrots, celery, cilantro, coconut, corn, eggplant, ginger, grapefruit, green beans in pod, green pepper, guava, honey, honeydew melon, lettuce, lima beans, limes, longan, lychee, mamey sapote (mam-EY sa-PO-tey), mangos, mangosteen, onions, oranges, papaya, peppers, pineapple, plantains, potatoes, pumpkin, quenepa, rambutan, sapodilla, soursop, starfruit, tangerines, tomatoes, watermelon, white beans in pod, yuca, are some of the main foods grown in Puerto Rico.

http://www.agricultura.pr.gov

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8 Responses to Fruits and vegetables grown in Puerto Rico

  1. evy.dancer says:

    not help full at all

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    • That’s ironic. How is your comment helpful? Have you suggested any other fruits and vegetables? Have you cited any inaccuracies in the post? What have you done to provide information or add value?

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      • Bob says:

        to evy.dancer #roasted

        to puertoriconewcomer you are absolutely correct. By the way what a great response to the negative comment. It was very truthful but hilarious at the same time. I just have one question, what fruits are the most popular during late Dec-early January because that is when we are going.

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      • Hi Bob,
        Thanks for your astute compliment!

        To see what is in season in early January, which is now, you could look at the local grocery store weekly ads, which are called “shoppers” in PR, to get an approximate idea, although some of the advertised produce comes from the states or other countries. Elsewhere on this site you will find links to all the stores and their weekly ads.

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Could you tell me what is in season during April? Or when the best time to visit for the best season?

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    • The growing season is year round, as it feels like summer all year. Having said that, the temperature is much hotter in June, July, August, so those are the worst months to be there for comfort. The most comfortable time for people in PR is November through February where its going to be in the 70’s to 80’s for temperature.

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  3. Anonymous says:

    um helpufll

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    • Quite humorous to get low education people saying this page is “unhelpful,” assuming that’s what you are trying to say. How is your comment helpful? Have you suggested any other fruits and vegetables? Have you cited any inaccuracies in the post? What have you done to provide information or add value?

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