15 Fruits that Start with H

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15 fruits that start with H

If you’re looking for fruits that start with H, you might be able to stop your search here. We’ve gathered a bunch of fruits, all of which start with the letter “H” for your viewing pleasure.

Keep reading to learn more about each fruit on the list.

1. Hackberry


The term “hackberry” includes around 70 specific species of trees. For the sake of brevity, we won’t include every single one on this list. In general, the trees grow small fruits that tend to taste a little like dates.

Read Also: What Does a Date Taste Like?

2. Hala Fruit

hala fruit

Hala fruit trees grow on the coasts of Australia and the Pacific Islands. They grow pretty white flowers and large fruits that look like pineapples. You may need to cook the hala fruit before eating it, though.

3. Hardy Kiwi

hardy kiwi

If you’re searching for hardy kiwis, you may need to take a trip to a handful of Asian countries, including Japan and China. These hairy fruits grow on vines and can be made into jams.

4. Highbush Blueberry

highbush blueberry

Highbush blueberries look much like the average blueberry. Most often, the berries serve as a food source for North American wildlife, although Native Americans once used to eat it, too.

5. Highbush Cranberry

highbush cranberry

Highbush cranberry is a species native to North America. It is not related to cranberries, regardless of its name. However, it does resemble cranberries and tastes a little similar.

Read Also: What Does Cranberry Juice Taste Like?

6. Himalayan Mulberry

Himalayan mulberry

It’s easy to guess where the Himalayan mulberry is located: in Himalaya. It’s a tree that grows groups of edible red fruits.

7. Hog Plum

hog plum

Hog plum thrives in tropical environments. You can eat the fruit’s pulp raw or turn it into sherbet and juice.

8. Honey Locust

honey locust

Honey locust may have an off-putting name, but it’s nothing like the insect. The plant grows pods from which you can eat the pulp safely. The first half of its name, honey, is derived from the sweet taste of the pulp.

9. Honeyberry


Honeyberry plants grow berries that are the color of blueberries, but long and thin. They can taste rather sour. Honeyberries are used in a lot of recipes, including jam and candy.

10. Honeycrisp Apple

honeycrisp apple

The honeycrisp apple we know today was born in Minnesota in 1974. This is one of the best apples for eating raw, because it was created for the sole purpose of snacking. It has a balance of sweet and sour that is appealing to many people.

11. Honeydew Melon

honeydew melon

The Honeydew melon goes by a number of different names around the world. In the United States, the melon we refer to as the honeydew is actually a specific type of honeydew called the White Antibes.

Wondering what it tastes like? You can check out our post about what a honeydew tastes like. 

12. Horned Melon

horned melon

You need to only look at the horned melon to see why it’s named that. The horned melon has an orange spiky skin covered in red stripes and dots. Cut it open, though, and you’ll discover it has an emerald interior.

Although some say it tastes like banana, David Letterman very famously declared the fruit as “inedible” when he tasted it on TV in 1987.

13. Hottentot Fig

hottentot fig

You can eat both the leaves and fruit of the hottentot fig plant. It is very tart, however, so prepare for a lip-puckering experience if you try it out.

14. Huckleberry


Huckleberry is known as Idaho’s state fruit. Historically, Native Americans on the west coast used them for medicinal purposes. Nowadays, you’ll find them in candy, pie, or even pancakes.

15. Huito


In English, you may know this fruit as genip, which is why it was on our list of fruits that start with G. However, huito is the Colombian word for it, which is why it’s on this list. You can use this fruit when it’s unripe to make dye used in tattoos!

Fruits that Start with H