10 Famous Fruits Grown in Cities of Maharashtra

Maharashtra is famous for number of fruits such as Guava,Pine Apple,Custard apple and  Chiku. The Important Fruit Zones of Maharashtra includes Marathwada for Mosambi,Custard apple and Guava, Western Deccan area for Chiku, Cashewnut and Fig.

Anjeer – Purander and Pune


Figs are a delicious fruit like treat and popularly known as Anjeer in India, cultivation of common fig is mostly confined to Western Parts of Maharashtra of which 900 hectares are in Pune district.

Banana – Solapur and Jalgaon


Jalgaon is the Banana Capital of India, Jalgaon is one of the key attraction place in Maharashtra for tourist from all around the world. The world famous Ajanta Caves and Yaval Wildlife Sanctuary are the main attraction here. Jalgaon is famous for Banana’s, it produce more than 15% of India’s banana.

Grapes – Nashik 


The Wine Capital of India, Nashik is famous for grapes. Nashik is biggest supplier of grapes in India and also home to many vineyards and orchards.

Alphonso Mango – Ratnagiri and Devgarh


Ratnagiri is famous for its mangoes also called Hapus. Mangoes being one of the main fruits in Ratnagiri, apart form that abundant rice, coconuts, cashew nuts are also produce by this region.

Orange – Nagpur


The city of Oranges, Nagpur is famous for its oranges and listed as one of the green city of India along with second most populated slum in Maharashtra. Nagpur is the largest city of Maharashtra and a popular tourist destination as well.

Strawberries – Mahabaleshwar


Mahabaleshwar also known as Basket of Strawberries. There are plenty of edibles for which Mahabaleshwar is famous but fresh strawberries are the heart and soul of this place. Mahabaleshwar is also famous for its fruits products like honey, Jams, crushes along with Raspberry, Mulberry and Gooseberry and chikki.

Pomegranate – Solapur


India is the largest pomegranate growing country in the world and Maharashtra is the leading pomegranate growing state in India. Solapur is a city located in the south-eastern region of Maharashtra and known for best quality of pomegranate area in the state.

Sugarcane – Ahmadnagar and  Pune


Shrirampur a beautiful city located in Ahmadnagar district of Maharashtra. The district is considered as one of the major producers of sugarcane in the sugarcane belt in the state of Maharashtra. So the city is also called as Sugar City of Maharashtra as the first sugar mill of India known as The Brandy Factory was established here.

Guavas fruits are very rich in level of pectin,dietary fiber and vitamin C. cultivated from Pune, Ahmed nagar, Satara and Aurangabad.

Sweet Orange – Jalna


Sweet Orange fruit is a hybrid between pomelo and mandarin orange, whose flavor may vary from sweet to sour. India is one of the leading producer of Sweet Orange, Jalna, Aurangabad and Beed district of Marathwada region area leading producer in Maharashtra.

Custard Apple – Beed


Custard Apple also known as Sugar apple are good source of thiamine and vitamin B. Sitaphal are also excellent source of vitamin C, Beed district of Maharashtra is famous for its organically grown custard apples.


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