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What’s in season? - September

For cancer prevention, experts recommend that we base our diet around nutritious plant foods. Use the search facility below to find out when vegetables and fruits are in season in the UK. Vegetables and fruits are generally at their nutritional best, tastiest and cheapest when they are in season.

This month's seasonal fruit and vegetables:

Apple imageAppleAubergine imageAubergine
Beetroot imageBeetrootBlackberries imageBlackberries
Broccoli imageBroccoliBrussels sprouts imageBrussels sprouts
Cabbage – savoy imageCabbage – savoyCabbage – white and red imageCabbage – white and red
Carrots imageCarrotsCauliflower imageCauliflower
Celery imageCeleryCourgettes imageCourgettes
Cucumber imageCucumberDamsons imageDamsons
Grapes imageGrapesGreen beans imageGreen beans
Leeks imageLeeksMango imageMango
Melon imageMelonMushrooms imageMushrooms
Nectarine imageNectarineOnion imageOnion
Papaya imagePapayaPeach imagePeach
Pear imagePearPeas imagePeas
Peppers imagePeppersPlums imagePlums
Radish imageRadishRaspberries imageRaspberries
Salad leaves (mixed) imageSalad leaves (mixed)Spinach imageSpinach
Sugarsnap peas imageSugarsnap peasSweetcorn imageSweetcorn
Tomatoes imageTomatoesWatercress imageWatercress

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Please note: Whilst every effort has been made to provide accurate information, what's in season will vary depending on region, vegetable and fruit variety, and crop availability. Please check with local suppliers for more precise information.

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Page last reviewed: February 2013
Page next due for review: February 2015
The information on this page is based on data from the Food Standards Agency and is covered by the Information Standard.

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