Fruits Name in English: Facts | Pictures | Videos | Charts

In this blog, we list down 22 fruits names in English and 5 other Indian languages-1. Hindi, 2. Bengali, 3. Tamil, 4. Kannada and 5. Marathi. For every fruit we have also curated high-quality photos and videos. If you are teaching about fruits to your kid, our facts and trivia will help in starting a great conversation. You can also download and print our fruits chart, stickers and coloring sheets for free.

1. Apple

Red Apple
Sliced Apple with Seeds
Apple Slices
Apple Tree
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Red Apples | Unsplash

Apples on a Tree | Pixabay

Little girl eating apple | Shutterstock

Apple Video

Apple Rhyme Video

Apple in Indian Languages
Hindiसेब  (Seb)
Bengaliআপেল  (Āpēla)
Tamilஆப்பிள்  (Āppiḷ)
Kannadaಸೇಬು (Sēbu)
Marathiसफरचंद  (Sapharacanda)
Talking Points
  • Apples are red, yellow and green in colour.
  • “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”.
  • Apples can help you improve your memory.
  • Apples are good source of Vitamin C.
  • The top apple producing states of India are Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand & Arunachal Pradesh.

2. Orange


Peeled Orange Slices
Orange Trees in a Farm
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Orange fruit | Pixabay

Orange tree | Flickr 

Peeled orange | Shutterstock

Orange Video

Orange Rhyme Video

Orange in Indian Languages
Hindiनारंगी  (Naarangee)
Bengaliকমলা  (Kamalā)
Tamilஆரஞ்சு (Ārañcu)
Kannadaಕಿತ್ತಳೆ  (Kittaḷe)
Marathiकेशरी (Kēśarī)
Talking Points
  • The color Orange is named after the Orange fruit.
  • Orange has bright colored outer rind covering the soft, juicy and pulpy fruit.
  • Oranges are rich source of Vitamin C and powerful immunity booster.
  • Orange tree is an evergreen, flowering tree, with an average height of 9-10 m.
  • The flowers of an orange tree are white in color and have a wonderful fragrance.

3. Grapes

Green Grapes

Sliced Green Grapes

Sliced Black Grape
Grape Vineyard
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Black Grapes | Flickr

Green Grapes | Pixabay

Grape vine | Getty Images

Grapes Video

Grapes Rhyme Video

Grapes in Indian Languages
Hindiअंगूर  (Angoor)
Bengaliআঙ্গুর  (Āṅgura)
Tamilதிராட்சை  (Tirāṭcai)
Kannadaದ್ರಾಕ್ಷಿಗಳು  (Drākṣigaḷu)
Marathiद्राक्षे  (Drākṣē)
Talking Points
  • Grapes come in many colors including red, purple, black, green etc.
  • Grapes can have seed within or they can be seedless.
  • They are source of numerous healthy nutrients for body such as antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Grape leaves are also edible and full of nutrients.

4. Banana


Peeled Banana

Banana Plant

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Banana | Flickr

Different types of Banana | Shutterstock

Peeled Banana | Getty Images

Banana Video

Banana Rhyme Video

Banana in Indian Languages
Hindiकेला (Banaana)
Bengaliকলা (Kalā)
Tamilவாழைப்பழம் (Valaipazham)
Kannadaಬಾಳೆಹಣ್ಣು (Bāḷehaṇṇu)
Marathiकेळी (Kēḷī)
Talking Points
  • Bananas are rich in mineral called potassium and contain good levels of protein and dietary fiber.
  • Banana plants are not trees, they are a type of herb.
  • Banana varieties in India: Grand Naine, Robusta, Dwarf Cavendish, Red Banana, Nendran etc.
  • India is the largest producer of banana.
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Banana | Kids Kiddle

Banana | Kidzsearch

Banana facts | Science Kids

5. Pineapple


Sliced Pineapple
Pineapple Slices
Pineapple Plant
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Pineapple plant | Flickr

Pineapple | Unsplash

Pineapple slice | Shutterstock

Pineapple Video

Pineapple Rhyme Video

Pineapple in Indian Languages
Hindiअनानास (Anaanaas)
Bengaliআনারস  (Ānārasa)
Tamilஅன்னாசி  (Aṉṉāci)
Kannadaಅನಾನಸ್  (Anānas)
Marathiअननस  (Ananasa)
Talking Points
  • Pineapple is a great source of manganese and vitamin C for our body.
  • Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant.
  • You can grow pineapple indoors.

6. Mango


Sliced Mango
Mango Cube Slices

Mango Tree

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Mango | Getty images

Mango Slices | Flickr

Mango Tree | Shutterstock

Mango Video

Mango Rhyme Video

Mango in Indian Languages
Hindiआम  (Aam)
Bengaliআম  (Āma)
Tamilமாம்பழம்  (Mambalam)
Kannadaಮಾವು  (Māvu)
Marathiआंबा  (Āmbā)
Talking Points
  • Mango is known as “King of Fruits” and is the most popular fruit of the world.
  • There are numerous varieties of Mango being produced India namely Alphonso, Safeda, Kesariya, Chausa, Dashehari, Langra etc.
  • Mango is the national fruit of India, Pakistan and Philippines.

7. Pomegranate


Ripe Pomegranate

Pomegranate Seeds
Pomegranate Tree
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Pomegranate | Pixabay

Sliced Pomegranate | Unsplash

Pomegranate seeds | Pexels

Pomegranate Video

Pomegranate Rhyme Video

Pomegranate in Indian Languages
Hindiअनार  (Anaar)
Bengaliডালিম  (Ḍālima)
Tamilமாதுளை  (Mātuḷai)
Kannadaದಾಳಿಂಬೆ  (Dāḷimbe)
Marathiडाळिंब  (Ḍāḷimba)
Talking Points
  • Pomegranates contains lots of vitamins such as Vitamin A, C, K and minerals like calcium and potassium.
  • Pomegranate is also known as a superfood as it is used for medicinal purposes for many ailments like stomach upsets, heart disease, boost immune system etc.
  • India is the world’s largest producer of pomegranates.

8. Papaya


Papaya with Seeds

Papaya Slices

Papaya Tree

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Ripe Papaya | Shutterstock

Sliced Papaya | Unsplash

Papaya in a plate | Getty Images

Papaya Video

Papaya Rhyme Video

Papaya in Indian Languages
Hindiपपीता (Papeeta)
Bengaliপেঁপে (Pēm̐pē)
Tamilபப்பாளி (Pappāḷi)
Kannadaಪಪ್ಪಾಯಿ (Pappāyi)
Marathiपपई  (papa’ī)
Talking Points
  • Papaya is rich source of Vitamin A, B and C.
  • The two varieties of papaya are Hawaiian and Mexican papaya.
  • Papaya tree does not have branches.
  • Black seeds of papaya have sharp, peppery taste.
  • Bark of the papaya tree is used to make rope.

9. Watermelon


Sliced Watermelon

Watermelon Piece

Watermelon Vine

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Watermelon | Pixabay

Watermelon slices | Unsplash

Watermelon without seed | Shutterstock

Watermelon Video

Watermelon Rhyme Video

Watermelon in Indian Languages
Hindiतरबूज  (Tarabooj)
Bengaliতরমুজ  (Taramuja)
Tamilதர்பூசணி  (Tarpūcaṇi)
Kannadaಕಲ್ಲಂಗಡಿ  (Kallaṅgaḍi)
Marathiटरबूज  (Ṭarabūja)
Talking Points
  • Watermelons usually have red flesh, but some watermelons also have white, yellow, orange or even green flesh.
  • A watermelon will not grow in your belly if you eat the seeds. In fact, the seeds are actually quite nutritious with high levels of magnesium, zinc and protein.
  • Watermelons come in many varieties, including small watermelons and seedless watermelon.
  • China is the leading producers of watermelons. Chinese offer watermelons as gifts to a hostess.

10. Lemon

Sliced Lemon
Lemon Tree
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Lemons | Getty Images

Lemon | Flickr

Squeezing Lemon | Shutterstock

Lemon Video

Lemon Rhyme Video

Lemon in Indian Languages
Hindiनींबू  (Neemboo)
Bengaliলেবু  (Lēbu)
Tamilஎலுமிச்சை  (Elumiccai)
Kannadaನಿಂಬೆ  (Nimbe)
Marathiलिंबू  (Limbū)
Talking Points
  • Lemons are high in vitamin C. They prevent you from disease “Scurvy”. 
  • An average lemon holds three tablespoons of juice.
  • An average lemon contains eight seeds.
  • Lemon tree leaves can be used to make tea. 
  • Lemon trees produce fruit all year round.

11. Lime


Sliced Fresh Lime
Lime Tree
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Lime | Pexels

Sour Lime | Unsplash

Squeezing Lime | Shutterstock

Lime Video

Lime Rhyme Video

Talking Points
  • Lime has tangy sour taste, more acidic compared to lemon.
  • Lime is rich source of dietary fibers and vitamin C.
  • Lime blooms and produces fruit all year round.
  • India is the top producer of limes.
  • Lime pickles are an integral part of Indian cuisine.

12. Jackfruit

Ripe Jackfruit
Jackfruit Arils
Jackfruit Tree
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Inside Jackfruit | Getty Images

Jackfruit Bulbs | Pixabay

Jackfruit Tree | Shutterstock

Jackfruit Video

Jackfruit Rhyme Video

Jackfruit in Indian Languages
Hindiकटहल  (Katahal)
Bengaliপনস  (Panasa)
Tamilபலாப்பழம்  (Palāppaḻam)
Kannadaಜಾಕ್ ಫ್ರೂಟ್  (Jāk phrūṭ)
Marathiजॅकफ्रूट  (Jĕkaphrūṭa)
Talking Points
  • Ripe jackfruit is eaten as a fruit but unripe jackfruit is prepared as a vegetable.
  • India has two varieties of jackfruit- Varikka and Koozha. Varikka has a slightly hard inner flesh when ripe, while the inner flesh of the ripe Koozha is very soft.
  • It is the world’s largest tree-borne fruit.
  • The Jackfruit tree is really a wonder tree because every part of it has its own use. The fruits are consumed as food, the leaves are fed to livestock, the tree and branches are valued for the manufacture of wood products and the roots are utilized as medicine.

13. Guava


Guava with white flesh

Guava with pink flesh
Guava Tree
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Guava | Shutterstock

Guava with Pink flesh | Getty Images

Red Guava | Pixabay

Guava Video

Guava Rhyme Video

Guava in Indian Languages
Hindiअमरूद  (Amarood)
Bengaliপেয়ারা  (Pēẏārā)
Tamilகொய்யா  (Koyyā)
Kannadaಪೇರಲ  (Pērala)
Marathiपेरू  (Pērū)
Talking Points
  • Guava’s flesh can be white, yellow, pink or red.
  • Guava is often labeled as “super fruit” because is rich source of vitamins of the B group and vitamins C, A and E. It is also excellent source of dietary fibers and minerals such as potassium, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus.
  • Each fruit contains a large number of tiny, edible seeds at the center.
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Guava | Wikipedia

Guava facts | Kids Kiddle

15 Guava facts | The Fact Site

14. Custard apple

Custard Apple
Ripe Custard Apple
Custard apple Tree
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Custard apple | Getty Images

Custard apple | Flickr

Custard apple flesh | Shutterstock

Custard Apple Video

Custard Apple Rhyme Video

Custard apple in Indian Languages
Hindiशरीफा  (Shareepha)
Bengaliআতা  (Ātā)
Tamilசீத்தாப்பழம் (Sitapalam)
Kannadaಸೀತಾಫಲ  (Sītāphala)
Marathiसीताफळ  (Sītāphaḷa)
Talking Points
  • The fruit is popular for its sweet and slightly tangy, creamy textured flesh and slightly acidic taste.
  • Custard apples have protein, fiber, minerals and are a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium.
  • Custard apple comes in various shape- heart-shaped, spherical, oblong or irregular.

15. Sapodilla


Sliced Sapodilla
Sapodilla Tree
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Sapodilla tree | Unsplash

Sapodilla seed | Flickr

Sapodilla slices | Shutterstock

Sapodilla Video

Sapodilla Rhyme Video

Sapodilla in Indian Languages
Hindiचीकू  (Chikoo)
Bengaliসফেদা  (Saphēdā)
Tamilசப்போட்டா  (Sapota)
Kannadaಸಪೋಟ  (Sapota)
Marathiचीकू  (Chikoo)
Talking Points
  • Sapodilla has an exceptionally sweet, malty flavor. When the fruit is ripe, the seeds—two to five in number, shiny black, and the size of flattened beans—are surrounded by translucent, yellowish brown, juicy flesh.
  • The fruit contains important vitamins like Vitamin A and Vitamin C and is high in fiber content. 
  • India is the largest producer of sapodilla fruit. Ballari district of Karnataka is the largest producer of sapodilla in India.

16. Strawberry



Sliced Strawberry
Strawberry Plant
Strawberry Video

Strawberry Rhyme Video

Strawberry in Indian Languages
Hindiस्ट्रॉबेरी  (Stroberee)
Bengaliস্ট্রবেরি  (Sṭrabēri)
Tamilஸ்ட்ராபெரி  (Sṭrāperi)
Kannadaಸ್ಟ್ರಾಬೆರಿ  (Sṭrāberi)
Marathiछोटी  (Chōṭī)
Talking Points
  • Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside. An average berry is adorned with some 200 of them.
  • There are yellow, blue, white, black, purple strawberries too. Some strawberries are of apple size.
  • Strawberry fruit is high in vitamins C, B6, K, fiber, folic acid, potassium and amino acids.
  • There are three different types of strawberries: June-bearing, Overbearing and Day Neutral.

17. Plum

Fresh Ripe Plum
Plum Tree
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Plums | Flickr

Plum Seed | Shutterstock

Plum Tree | Pixabay

Plum Video

Plum Rhyme Video

Plum in Indian Languages
Hindiबेर  (Ber)
Bengaliবরই  (Bara’i)
Tamilபிளம்  (Piḷam)
Kannadaಪ್ಲಮ್  (Plam)
Marathiमनुका  (Manukā)
Talking Points
  • The plum is a drupe or stone fruit, meaning its fleshy fruit surrounds a single hard seed.
  • The color “plum” takes its name from the fruit. Plum colored plums are called purple plums and are a deep purple color, but there are reddish purple, yellow, red, green or even white plums, too.
  • Plums can be as large as a baseball or a small as a cherry when ripe, all grown from the same tree.
  • Plums are widely eaten fresh as a dessert fruit. The taste of the plum fruit ranges from sweet to tart.

18. Cherry


Cherry with Seed
Cherry Tree
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Cherry Fruit | Shutterstock

Cherry Tree | Getty Images

Cherry on Cake | Unsplash

Cherry Video

Cherry Rhyme Video

Cherry in Indian Languages
Hindiचेरी  (Cheree)
Bengaliচেরি  (Cēri)
Tamilசெர்ரி  (Cerri)
Kannadaಚೆರ್ರಿ  (Cerri)
Marathiचेरी  (Cērī)
Talking Points
  • Sweet and sour cherry are the best-known varieties of cherry and the fruit colour varies from yellow to red to nearly black.
  • Cherry is rich source of vitamins C and dietary fibers. Sour cherry also contains vitamin A. Sour type is a bit healthier than the sweet type.
  • Cherries are often used in production of jams, jellies, ice-creams,  sauces and juices.
  • Cherry tree can survive and produce fruit around 100 years.

19. Peach

Peach with Seed
Peach Slices
Peach Tree
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Peach | Flickr

Inside Peach | Getty Images

Peach Tree | Shutterstock

Peach Video

Peach Rhyme Video

Peach in Indian Languages
Hindiआड़ू  (Aadoo)
Bengaliপীচ  (Pīca)
Tamilபீச்  (Pīc)
Kannadaಪೀಚ್  (Pīc)
Marathi आड़ू  (Aadoo)
Talking Points
  • Peaches are stone fruit. One with white flesh typically are very sweet with little acidity, while yellow-fleshed peaches typically have an acidic tang coupled with sweetness.
  • Cultivated peaches are of two types: Clingstones and Freestones. It is harder to remove the flesh from the pit on a clingstone peach.
  • Peaches are a great source of vitamins A and C.
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Peach | KidzSearch

Peach Facts | Kids Kiddle

Peach Facts | Farm Flavor

20. Pear


Pear with Seed

Pear Slices
Pear Tree
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Pears | Flickr

Sliced Pear | Pixabay

Pears on tree | Shutterstock

Pear Video

Pear Rhyme Video

Pear in Indian Languages
Hindiनाशपाती  (Naashapaatee)
Bengaliনাশপাতি  (Nāśapāti)
Tamilபேரிக்காய்  (Pērikkāy)
Kannadaಪಿಯರ್  (Piyar)
Marathiनाशपाती  (Naashapaatee)
Talking Points
  • Pear produces round, oval or conical fruit that’s covered with yellow, green or reddish skin. The flesh is white or creamy colored and filled with stone cells.
  • Pears are rich in dietary fibers, vitamin C and vitamin K. They are also sources of minerals such as copper and potassium.
  • Pears are sometimes known as “butter fruit,” because they have soft, butter like texture when they are ripe.
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Pear | Kidzsearch

Pear | Fresh for Kids

Pear Facts | Easy Science for Kids

21. Avacado

Ripe Avacado
Avacado Tree
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Avacado | Pixabay

Inside Avacado | Getty Images

Mashed Avacado | Shutterstock

Avacado Video

Avacado Rhyme Video

Avacado in Indian Languages
Hindiएवोकाडो  (Evokaado)
Bengaliআভাকাডো  (Ābhākāḍō)
Tamilவெண்ணெய் பழம்  (Veṇṇey palam)
Kannadaಆವಕಾಡೊ  (Āvakāḍo)
Marathiएवोकॅडो  (Ēvōkĕḍō)
Talking Points
  • Avocados have more protein, fat and fiber content than any other fruit.
  • Avocado is an oval or egg-shaped fruit that has a fleshy structure and large seed in the middle.
  • The avocado is also known as “alligator pear,” “midshipman’s butter,” “vegetable butter,” or sometimes “butter pear.
  • Avocados are poisonous to birds, cats, dogs, rabbits, and basically all pets.
  • While avocados mature on the tree, they only ripen once they are picked.

22. Kiwi


Sliced Kiwi

Kiwi Slices
Kiwi Vine
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Kiwi | Pixabay

Golden Kiwi | Shutterstock

Kiwi fruit on vines | Getty Images

Kiwi Video

Kiwi Rhyme Video

Kiwi in Indian Languages
Hindiकीवी (Keevee)
Bengaliকিউই  (Ki’u’i)
Tamilகிவி  (Kivi)
Kannadaಕಿವಿ  (Kivi)
Marathiकिवी  (Kivī)
Talking Points
  • Kiwifruit has a fibrous skin with rows of tiny black edible seeds. It has a soft texture and a sweet but unique flavor.
  • Kiwifruits skin can vary in size, shape, hairiness, and color while their flesh can vary in color, juiciness, texture, and taste.
  • It is also a rich source of vitamin C,  E and K. Compared to other fruits, kiwifruit has the most amount of vitamins and fibers per gram of fruit.

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