Find those Fruits

In our (last minute) search to find the traditional 15 fruits for Tu B’Shvat to symbolize its date on the 15th of Shvat, we arrived to the list below. While not exhaustive, it is presented in categories, and includes traditional fruits of the Land of Israel. Fruits of the ground are listed separately; dried variations are listed where available.

Traditional [Biblical] Fruits of the Tree

Figs [dried]
Dates [dried]
Grapes [ dried: raisins, sultanas, currants]
Pomegranates
Etrog [or citron]
Olives

Fruits of the Tree

Soft fruits: Citrus: Hard fruits:

cherries
plums [dried: prunes]
peaches
apricots
mango
persimmons [also Biblical]
guava
papaya

oranges
lemons
pomelo
grapefruit
tangerines [also, mandarins, satsumas etc.]

apples
pears
custard apples

Nuts: Exotic fruits:

almonds, brazil nuts, hazelnuts, walnuts

star fruit
lychee [Chinese gooseberry]
passion fruit
paw-paw

Fruits of the Ground

Plants: Bush & Berry: Legumes:

avocado
bananas
pineapple
tomatoes

currants, berries

pecans

groundnuts

 


 

 

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