Almond

Almond – with Shell: Iranian almonds are oval and flattened in shape and a little over an 2.5 CM long. They are rough, light brown, and have scattered small holes on the shell. A distinct spine separates the two halves … Readmore

Apricot

Apricot: Iranian apricots are nearly round with a depression at the top where the stem attached. They have a vertical indentation that starts at the stem and goes down one side. The skin is yellow-orange to pink-orange and feels soft … Readmore

Cherry

Cherry: Iranian cherry fruits are roughly round with a depression at apex (top) of the fruit. The skin is smooth and shiny and usually ranges from pale to very dark red, although yellow and white cultivars exist. Which City or … Readmore

Fig

Fig: Iranian fig fruits are bell-shaped, with a wide, flat bottom narrowing to a pointed top. When the fruit ripens, the top may bend, forming a “neck”. Figs can be brown, purple, green, yellow or black, and vary in size. … Readmore

Grape

Grape: Iranian grapes grow in elongated clusters on a vine. Which City or Province Grow: Oroumeiyeh + Ghazvin + Mashhad. Harvest Season: Summer + winter. Each fruit is oval-shaped with red, green, or purple skin. The smooth skin often has … Readmore

Peach

Peach: Iranian peaches can be red, pink, yellow, or a combination of those colors. On one side of the fruit is a distinctive vertical indentation. Peaches and nectarines look very similar, but they can be told apart by their skin … Readmore

Persimmon

Persimmon: Iranian persimmon fruits are nearly round, shiny, and tough-skinned. They are about 2.5 CM in diameter, and the color when ripe ranges from a pale orange to a slight red color. They ripen from Oct to Nov, usually after … Readmore

Pomegranate

Pomegranate: Iranian Pomegranates are 7.5 to 10 CM in diameter and round to oblong in shape. The skin is leathery in texture and orange to orange-red in color. The edible portion of the fruit is the juicy red flesh and … Readmore

Orange

Orange: Iranian Oranges are oval to sphere-shaped fruits with leathery, porous skin. Their color ranges from orange to red-orange. Oranges may be confused with other citrus fruits, such as grapefruits and tangerines. However, grapefruits are usually much larger and more … Readmore

Apple

Apple: Iranian apples have a rounded shape with a depression at the top where the stem is attached. Some apples are almost perfectly round, while others are more rounded at the top and narrower at the bottom. In addition, some … Readmore

Blackberry

Blackberry: Iranian blackberry is an aggregate fruit that is composed of many smaller fruits called drupes. Which city or province grow: North of Iran. Harvest Season: Summer. Blackberry plantsThe fruit is very dark purple with smooth, fragile skin. In the … Readmore

Date

Date: Iranian dates are the fruit of the date palm. They are dark reddish brown, oval, and about 2.5 to 4 CM long. Date skin is wrinkled and coated with a sticky, waxy film. Which City or Province grow: Bam … Readmore

Filbert Fruit

Filbert With Involucre: Iranian filbert nut is 4 CM long and enclosed in a papery covering referred to as an involucre. Filbert Without Involucre: Iranian filberts, also called hazelnuts, are rounded and slightly pointed at one end. They are small, … Readmore

Grapefruit

Grapefruit: Iranian grapefruit skin is yellow or pinkish yellow in color. The fruit is a modified berry, known botanically as a hesperidium. Grapefruit flesh color varies from pink to almost red. They can be confused with oranges, but grapefruit are … Readmore

Pear

Pear: Iranian pears have a distinctive bell shape fruit. Some pears have knobby lobes at the base of the fruit while others are smooth at the base. The skin of the fruit ranges in color from green, yellow, red, brown, … Readmore

Plum

Plum: Iranian Plums have a plump, round shape with a depression at the top where the stem attached. Which City or Province Grow: Tehran + Oroumeyeh + Tabriz + Mashhad. Plum treeHarvest Season: Summer. Plum skin is very smooth and … Readmore

Strawberry

Strawberry: Iranian Strawberry fruits are aggregates made up of several small fruits, each with one seed called an achene. The flesh of the strawberry is actually an enlarged receptacle, non-reproductive material. Which City or Province Grow: Kordestan. Harvest Season: Summer. … Readmore