25 Fruits that Start with S

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25 Fruits that Start with S

Looking for fruits that start with S? You’ve come to the right place. In this list, we’ll show you every single fruit we could find that starts with the letter “S.” 

1. Safou


Native to Africa, the safou fruit takes on a creamy texture once you cook it. Aside from the fruit, the seeds and the wood of its tree are useful. The seeds are suitable for food, and the wood is great for building.

2. Saigon Mango

Saigon Mango

The Saigon mango originally comes from Asia. It was introduced to the United States over a century ago. Its mild flavor is perfect for a light snack.

We also have a post about where mangoes are grown, if you’d like to learn more about these tasty fruits.

3. Salak


There are possibly over thirty different kinds of salak tree grown in Indonesia. It’s a fruit known for its sharp and sweet taste.

4. Salal


When ripe, the berries of the salal plant are almost identical to blueberries. Some people believe that you can make a tea out of its leaves that can treat ulcers, heartburn, indigestion, and fevers.

5. Salmonberry


Salmoberries thrive on the west coast of North America. You can safely eat them raw or turn them into jam and candy.

6. Santol


Santol fruit is commonly eaten in the Philippines. To harvest the fruits, people must climb up the tree and use sticks with split ends to twist the fruits off the branches.

7. Sapodilla


In some tropical regions, the sapodilla is a beloved fruit. It has golden brown flesh the color of a well-baked pastry when it’s cut open. Just like the pastries they resemble, sapodilla fruits have an intensely sweet taste.

8. Sarvisberry


Although people can eat sarvisberry as-is, these plants are particularly important to wildlife. If you were to eat them raw, you’d find they taste a lot like blueberries.

Maybe you could even use them to make our quick and easy vegan blueberry waffles!

9. Satsuma


Satsuma is a Chinese citrus that now grows in Japan. Out of all the types of citrus out there today, this is one of the sweeter types, making it perfect for those who don’t like the traditionally sour flavor of citrus.

Read Also: Why are Lemons and Limes Sour?

10. Seagrape


The name seagrape makes perfect sense when you see these clustered fruits. Just like grapes, you can eat them straight from your hand or use them to make jelly and jam.

11. Seville Orange

Seville Orange

Some think the Seville orange is a mix of pomelo and Mandarin orange. They’re used popularly to make marmalade. If it’s raw, the pulp is not suitable for human consumption.

Want to find some of the most delicious oranges out there? Try looking at our guide to the sweetest and juiciest oranges.

12. Shonan Gold

Shonan Gold

Shonan gold might be the perfect name for this Japanese citrus fruit. It has a brilliant gold color that makes it easy to spot. It’s also descended from another fruit on this list: the satsuma!

13. Soncoya


The spiny soncoya fruit looks quite intimidating, especially when it’s ripe. Cut it open, though, and you’ll discover it tastes like soursop.

Wondering what it tastes like? Try reading our post about what soursop tastes like for an idea.

14. Sour Cherry

Sour Cherry

As you might have guessed from its name, sour cherries have a lip-puckering sour taste. Today, Turkey is the world’s largest producer of sour cherries.

15. Splendor Apple

Splendor Apple

In New Zealand, the splendor apple is well-loved for its dessert-like taste. If you get your hands on one, enjoy it raw because it’s a crispy and sweet apple that makes an excellent snack.

16. Star Apple

Star Apple

If you dipped an apple in ink, you might end up with something that looks like the star apple. Its dark appearance is likely where its nickname, the tar apple, came from.

In some Central American regions, the star apple is sliced and served chilled.

17. Star Fruit

Star Fruit

When you cut the start fruit open, its steep ridges give it the appearance of a star shape. It’s safe to eat the fruit raw or you can use it to make a relish.

18. Stinking Bishop Pear

Stinking Bishop Pear

The Stinking Bishop pear did not get its name due to any sort of odor. Rather, it was named after a Frederick Bishop, a farmer from the 1800’s who is likely the original grower of the pear.

19. Strawberry


Most people have encountered strawberries at least once in their life. These succulent fruits can be used in so many ways. Jam, juice, smoothies, or even sometimes delicious sauces are all possibilities for each strawberry.

If you need some strawberry-based inspiration, we recommend trying out our oatmeal strawberry banana smoothie bowl.

20. Strawberry Guava

Strawberry Guava

If you come across a strawberry guava, you can rest assured that the entire thing is safe to eat – and quite delectable. Its flesh is sweet and juicy, and you can use the leaves to make tea.  

21. Sugar Apple

Sugar Apple

Sugar apples are light green apple-shaped fruits with a scaly exterior. The flesh inside them is sweet and indulgent with a mildly grainy texture.

22. Sunberry


If you have sunberries, you need to be careful not to eat them when they’re unripe and green. At that stage, they’re poisonous. As they ripen, they turn darker in color and some people mix them with sugar to make a dessert.

23. Sunset Apple

Sunset Apple

Much like its name, the Sunset apple has a beautiful red and gold skin. It has a tasty and aromatic flavor best enjoyed when it’s as fresh as possible.

24. Sunset Mango

Sunset Mango

Sunset mangoes are a bit like sunset apples in that they have a rosy exterior just like a picturesque sunset. They have a deeply sweet taste and smell.

25. Sweet Orange

Sweet Orange

Interestingly, sweet orange is closely related to the bitter orange. You can eat it raw or turn it into juice.

Fruits that Start with S