10 Fruits that start with T

I am back with the list of fruits that start with T. I Hope you guys have missed me enormously. *wink wink*

Let’s get to the point. I am going to tell you about the list I curated for you and it is about how much we are missing in our lives. I do not want to give you an existential crisis but it’s quite a lot. Before researching for this article, I couldn’t name a single fruit that starts with the alphabet T but now I can name a bunch of them with all the beneficial properties they encapsulate. Oh! Also, Tomato is a fruit. Yes. And the other fruits are as follows:

  • Tomato
  • Tangerine
  • Tangelo
  • Tamarillo
  • Tamarind
  • Tangor
  • Tayberry
  • Tart Cherry
  • Terap
  • Totapuri Mango

Fruits that start with T

Now, it’s time to know all the fascinating stuff about the fruits mentioned above.

1. Tomato

Tomato goes first in the list of fruits that start with T as I’ve never considered it as a fruit (I’m sure most of you are with me) but it actually is nothing but a fruit. An interesting fact is that initially the tomatoes were yellow, then they were brought to Europe, and already there, after a couple of hundred years, they acquired the familiar red color. Today in the world there are about 10 thousand varieties that differ in size, shape and color.


Health Benefits of Tomato

1. prevents the formation of cancer cells in the body
2. Boosts the immune system
3. the pulp prevent inflammation by destroying harmful bacteria
4. Cleanse the stomach

2. Tangerine

Not many people know about this fruit. Compared to other citrus fruits, tangerine has a brighter scent, and its skin is easier to separate from the pulp. There are about two hundred varieties and hybrids of this fruit in the world – they differ in shape, weight, skin color, and taste. 

Tangerine Oranges

Health Benefits of Tangerine

1. strengthen the immune system
2. Normalize bowel function
3. Speeds up metabolism
4. strengthen the heart muscle

3. Tangelo

Tangelo is a citrus crop, a hybrid of one of the varieties of mandarin or grapefruit. Farmers grow this fruit in Florida. The size of the fruit is the same as that of an orange, and sometimes reaches the size of a grapefruit. The pulp is juicy, has a pale yellow or orange color, sour taste, and a unique aroma. The skin of the fruit is orange in color, adheres tightly to the pulp, but can be easily removed.


Health Benefits of Tangelo

1. Reduces blood pressure, is useful for hypertensive patients
2. Breaks down and removes cholesterol
3. Fights cancer cells
4. Strengthens human bone tissue

4. Tamarillo

Tamarillo is an exotic fruit that looks like a tomato, so people have long called the plant a tomato tree. Tamarillo grows in Brazil, Colombia, and Argentina, Venezuela, Haiti, Guatemala, the mountains of Costa Rica, Hawaii, Java, and New Zealand.

There are red, orange, and yellow colors, depending on the species. There are also purple-skinned fruits. The skin is smooth, thin, and bitter, the flesh is dark orange or light brown, with small black or red seeds. Tamarillo fruit pulp combines a sour, sweet, and salty taste.


5. Tamarind

At the first glance at the tamarind, it seems that nuts will fall out of it. In the configuration, it resembles enlarged peanut pods or beans sealed in a hard shell. The pulp is rich chocolate color with a shade of red. It contains a large amount of fiber, protein, carbohydrates, sucrose. This is a high-calorie product.

Not only sweets are made from their pulp, but also additives to meat and fish dishes. Eastern cuisine often uses beans not only as of the main ingredient but also as a spice.


6. Tangor

Fruits are medium in size (4-8 cm) and weigh about 70-120 grams.  The yellow-orange peel is thin (2-3.5 mm), difficult to peel, slightly bumpy, adheres well to the pulp. The pulp tastes very sweet, orange, tender, juicy, and has an exceptional aroma in combination with a delicious taste. It is not for nothing that one of the names of this variety contains the word honey (Honey Tangerine).


7. Tayberry

When ripe, fruits appear large in size with rich purple color, they have a pleasant aroma and sweet taste, a little like raspberries. The berries are quite large, the size of one fruit is about 5-10 grams.


8. Tart Cherry

Tart cherries are also known as dwarf or sour cherries. They can be dried, frozen, or juiced. Sugar is often added to tart cherry juice for sweetening. These little food sources help you recover from a tough workout. The benefits of tart cherry juice include reducing muscle damage and soreness after exercise.

tart cherry

9. Terap

The other name of Terap is Durian. The name of the aphrodisiac fruit comes from the name of the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite. And for good reason: these sweet fruits heighten feelings and give inspiration. There is an assumption that durian has a particularly positive effect on the human body, rejuvenating it. It tastes like melted ice cream in a waffle cup, uncooked condensed milk, candy, or barberry. If the slices are thick, in consistency, then the fruit will be very sweet, and if they are thinner, then sweet and sour.


10. Totapuri Mango

The Totapuri mango is an important commercial mango variety widely grown in the southern states of India. This variety of mango is easily identifiable with its oblong shape and beak-tipped. The consistency of Totapuri mangoes makes them the best choice for juices. In addition, our high-quality processed mango pulp and puree concentrate are also used to make fillings for fruit bread, baby food, cakes, pastries, muffins, etc.

totapuri mango


That is how I learned that the fruits that start with T are definitely going to be my next picks. You should go and savor them as well and do a favor to your tongue. The list has ended but if you want to add something to it you can tell us in the comments section and we’ll update it. See you in the next list of fruits that start with U.

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