54 Fruits That Start with C

Illustration of several fruits, with the letter C

Fruits are defined as the mature ovaries of flowering plants — typically containing seeds, which can range in taste from sweet to sour. They’re nature’s dessert — ready to be enjoyed at any time.

We’ve collected the ultimate list of fruit names that start with C — all the way from Cacao to Custard Fruit.

Illustration of dozens of fruits that start with different letters of the alphabet

Why did we write this article? 

  1. Eating a plant-based diet is better for animals and the planet.
  2. Choosing to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables can make a world of difference. 
  3. It’s valuable to know about the beautiful range of (yummy) plants on planet Earth so we can fight to protect their biodiversity

We hope you discover something new — and maybe even share your newfound favorite fruit with a friend. 

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More fruits that start with: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z 

A quick note before you bite into a new-found fruit: Some of these fruits may not be able to be consumed raw — and other fruits could easily be confused with a non-edible fruit. Please use caution and care.

Fruits That Start with the Letter C — 

  • Cacao
  • Cactus Pear
  • Calabash
  • Calamansi
  • Calamondin
  • Camu Camu
  • Canistel
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cape Gooseberry
  • Cara Cara
  • Carambola
  • Carissa
  • Cascara
  • Cashew Apple
  • Catmon
  • Caviar Lime
  • Cawesh
  • Cedar Bay Cherry
  • Cempedak
  • Ceylon Gooseberry
  • Changunga
  • Charichuelo
  • Chayote
  • Cherimoya
  • Cherry
  • Cherry Plum
  • Chico Fruit
  • Chocolate-Fruit
  • Chokeberry
  • Chokecherry
  • Citrofortunella
  • Citron
  • Clementine
  • Cloudberry
  • Cluster Fig
  • Cocky Apple
  • Coco De Mer
  • Coco Plum 
  • Coconut
  • Coffee Cherry
  • Coffee Fruit
  • Colonnade ‘Maypole’ Apple
  • Common Apple Berry
  • Conkerberry
  • Cornelian Cherry
  • Crab Apple
  • Craisin
  • Cranberry
  • Crowberry
  • Cucumber
  • Cumquat
  • Cupuacu
  • Currant
  • Custard Apple

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