The Famous Fruit Capitals of India

India cultivate some of the oldest fruit in existence and also exported all deciduous fruits including pome fruits,stone fruits,citrus fruits and apple type fruits. Here is the list of India’s top 15 places famous for cultivation of fruits in India such as Apples,Pinapples,Grapes and Guavas along with Ramphal, Sweet Orage,Indian Gooseberry, ber, Mulberry and Star gooseberry.

Apples – Kotgarh

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Kotgarh of Himachal Pradesh is known as apple bowl of India, famous for its apples and acres of apple orchards. The Apple Valley of Kotgarh is situated 82 km from Shimla.

Cashew – Goa

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Goa state has highest cashew cultivation land than any other state of India. Feni is a seasonal Goan spirit only be produced in Goa.

Grapes – Nashik

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Nashik district is known as the grape capital of India,Nestling at the feet of the Sahyadri Hills. Grapes of Nashik have been exported to major destinations in the world.

Litchi – Muzaffarpur

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Muzaffarpur district of Bihar is famous for Shahi lychees and the region is known as the Lychee Kingdom of India. Cultivation of litchi in Muzaffarpur are exported to big cities of India

Pomegranate – Solapur

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Solapur district is famous for Cultivation of Pomegranate and proving to be a profitable cultivation even in drought region area. Solapuar also has National Research Centre on Pomegranate.

Orange – Nagpur

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The city of Nagpur is famous for variety of orange and the city is known as the Orange City of India. Nagpur exported highly nutritious oranges to world best cities.

Strawberry – Mahabaleshwar

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Strawberry farm of Mahabaleshwar grown in the hilly slopes of western ghats ranges and well known for its flavour. Mahabaleshwar is also famous for honey and mulberries.

Alphonso Mangoes- Ratnagiri

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Alphonso mango is among the most superior variety of mango,grown mainly in the western part of Maharashtra in Ratnagiri district. Ratnagiri Alphonso mangoes are world’s best mangoes.

Pinapples – Siliguri

Bidhannagar area of Siliguri is the largest Pineapple growing area in North Bengal and popular for its seasonal fruits of Pineapples. Now the farmers of Malda are aslo producing pineapples.

Peach – Kanthalloor

Peach fruit is a classic summer fruit,growing in Indian states of Himachal,Uttar Pradesh and Kerala. Kanthalloor village of Kerala is famous for wide variety of fruits such as Orange,Apple,Strawberry, Blackberry, Plums, Gooseberry and Peach.

Bananas – Jalgaon

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Jalgaon city produces more than 20% of India’s bananas followed by Hajipur in Bihar. Jalgaon district in Maharashtra is one of the largest Banana producers in the world.

Guavas – Allahabad

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The cultivation of guava in Allahabad is one of the most most important guava producing region of the country. An area of 2.03 lac hectares is used for guava production in Allahabad, followed by Punjab,Lucknow and Maharashtra.

Chiku – Amalsad

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Chiku or Sapota is one of the very popular fruit crop in Gujarat state but also grown in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Amalsad regio of Gujarat is famous for Sapota farming.

Anjeer – Pune

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Anjeer of Fig is one of the delicious fruit,mostly confined to Parts of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Pune district of Maharashtra has 900 hectares of land under figs cultivation.

Papaya – Anantapur

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Farmers of Anantapur are harvesting major fruit crops like mango, sweet orange and Papaya. Papaya is one of the major fruit growing in the region along with sweet orange.

Plum – Himachal

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The best quality plum fruit is being grown in hilly area of Himachal Pradesh,Uttrakhand and Jammu and Kashimir. Peach and plum are two fruits that require lesser cold conditions.

Pear – Punjab

Pear is a valuable fruit and one of the most important fruit cultivation in Punjab and Himachal state of India. India also exported 3.39 tonnes of pears, mostly farmed in Himalayan regions of the country.

Custard Apple – Andhra Pradesh

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Custard Apple also known as sitaphal in India, mostly cultivated in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Bihar and Assam. 55,000 hectares are dedicated to custard apple cultivation in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Ber – Madhya Pradesh

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Ber fruits also called as Indian jujube are nutritious and are rich in all types of vitamins. Major ber growing states in India are Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.