The first thing that comes to our mind when we think about fruits is a tasty snack. Fruits are tasty, juicy, and rich with vitamins, minerals, and fiber that we all need for a healthy, balanced diet. It can help boost our immune system. Fruits that are consumed fresh have a delectable flavor.
We’re going to talk about yellow colored fruits today. Yellow fruits come in a various shapes and sizes. Yellow fruits are not only delicious, but they are also high in vitamins and minerals. The yellow type of fruits, like all fruits, have many health benefits. They are rich in fiber and natural sugars. Furthermore, lutein and zeaxanthin, carotenoids that are important antioxidants, are responsible for the yellow tinge in fruits. Fruits with yellow skin or pulp, in general, are rich in vitamins C and A. If you want to learn more about the types of yellow colored fruits, scroll down and keep reading.
Types Of Yellow Fruits
Yellow apples have bright yellow skin they are medium in size. The flesh is crispy. The Golden Delicious apple, which has a yellowish-green peel and a sweet taste, is one of the most common yellow fruits. Other yellow apple cultivars include a spherical form and yellow skin with red blushing. Because it is prone to bruising and shriveling, these brightly colored fruits must be handled and stored with care. Salads, apple sauce, and apple butter are all popular uses for it.
Apples are commonly linked with red or green fruit. The yellow apple, on the other hand, come in a variety of hues. Here are a few popular apple yellow fruit varieties:
Jonagold is a type of yellow apple cultivar that was developed in 1953 at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ New York State Agricultural Experiment Station as a hybrid between the crisp Golden Delicious and the blush-crimson Jonathan. The skin of this tasty apple is yellowish-green with crimson red tones. It has a sweet-sour flavor, and is juicy and aromatic.
These yellow apples produce a huge, sweet fruit with a thin skin. Commercial growers in several parts of the world now choose them because of their great size.
Also known as Mutsu. The yellow fruit was first cultivated in Aomori Prefecture, Japan, in 1949, and is a hybrid between the Golden Delicious and ‘Indo’ apple cultivars.
This yellow apple variety has a yellowish-green skin and pale-yellow flesh with wonderful taste that has a hint of spice, honey, and sweetness.
Also known as Albemarle Pippin. This American apple originated in in the late 17th or early 18th century and is still grown on a moderate scale.
on its skin. The fresh-tasting flesh of the crunchy apple is revealed when you bite into it. Some Pippin cultivars are all yellow.
The skins of most Asian and European pear varieties are yellowish, smooth, and freckled. With pale yellow or yellowish-green skin, other sweet Asian yellow pears have an apple-like form. The flesh is crisp and delicious. With yellowish-green freckled skin that turns somewhat red as they ripen, European yellow pears are more pear-shaped.
The Bartlett Pear, also known as the Williams Pear, is a popular yellow pear cultivar in the United States. This tasty pome comes in two colors: yellow and red. They have a unique sweet flavor and luscious flesh. The Boscs pear, with its dark yellow, nearly brown skin and crisp, firm flesh, is another type of yellow pear.
Yellow Mirabelle Plum
The mirabelle plum is a small, oval-shaped, smooth-textured flesh. It has a red or dark yellow color that gets flecked. They’re well-known for being sweet and flavorful. The fruit’s juice is typically fermented for wine or distilled into plum brandy, and it’s mostly utilized in fruit preserves and dessert pies.
Rainier is a type of yellow cherry variety. Harold Fogle created it in 1952 at Washington State University, and called it after Mount Rainier. This yellow cherry is a cross between the cultivars ‘Bing’ and ‘Van.’
These yellow cherries have a spherical, globular shape and have a yellow skin. As yellow-skinned cherries ripen in early to mid-summer, they may turn red. The delicious yellow fruits have varied shades of yellow and red when fully mature.
The Royal Ann of yellow and red cherry is another variety. The firm flesh of this sweet and sour cherry is tasty when eaten fresh from the tree or in preserves. Furthermore, the sweet-tart flavor of the yellow cherry makes it a delightful fruit to consume.
Uncommon Yellow Fruits
Uncommon yellow fruits are Yellow Watermelons, Yuzu, Loquat, and Golden Raspberries.
We usually eat watermelons with red or pink colored flesh. Watermelons with yellow flesh are available. Yellow watermelons are believed to be sweeter than red types, and while they lack lycopene, the antioxidant that gives them their red color, they do have a lot of beta-carotene, which gives them their yellow tint. Yellow watermelon is considered as one of the uncommon yellow fruits.
Golden raspberries or yellow raspberries are a unique type of golden berry that is not as common as compared to red raspberries. Golden raspberries are sweeter and less sour than red raspberries, and they are a pale golden-yellow to orange tint.
Yuzu has the appearance of a small grapefruit. Both ends of the spherical yellow or pale orange fruits are somewhat flattened. Yellow yuzu fruits are also quite aromatic, with a grapefruit flavor and slight mandarin orange taste.
Loquat fruits are oval, rounded, or pear-shaped, 1-2 inches long, and have a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin. They grow in clusters. Depending on the variety, the juicy, tangy flesh is white, yellow, or orange, and sweet to subacid or acid.
Several fruits that are classified as yellow berries are mistaken for other fruit types. Bananas and Yellow gooseberries are examples of yellow berries. A pineapple, too, is a yellow fruit made up of fused luscious berries. Yellow bell peppers and yellow tomatoes are examples of yellow vegetables fruits. Below is a list of yellow fruits under berries.
Yellow gooseberries are a a type of berries that are roughly the size of a grape and has a sour flavor. Yellow gooseberries have a sweeter flavor than green and red gooseberries. They still have the distinctive acidity of gooseberry fruits.
One of the most common tropical fruits is Banana. Bananas are usually grown in tropical regions. Bananas feature a vivid yellow peel and a long, curved cylindrical shape. They are yellow berries with a soft starchy flesh that varies in hue from creamy white to pale yellow.
Pineapple is a tropical plant with a fruit that can be eaten. The pineapple is native to South America, where it has been grown for hundreds of years.
Papaya (Carica Papaya)
The yellow papaya is a tropical yellow fruit with dense yellow flesh and a pleasant musky aroma. They are widely grown in tropical regions. The huge yellow fruit is shaped like a little butternut squash and is oblong to oval in shape. It has a sweet yellow flesh and numerous black seeds at the center.
Also known as Carambola. Star fruit is the fruit of the Averrhoa carambola tree, which grows in tropical Southeast Asia. The fruit has pronounced ridges, typically 5–6, running down its sides. It gets its name from the fact that it looks like a star when cut in half. The entire star fruit is edible, usually uncooked, and can be roasted, preserved, garnished, or juiced.
A durian is a large fruit with a pungent odor and a hard, thorny shell. Some people enjoy its flavor, especially in Southeast Asia, where it is known as “King of Fruits.” Durian is a fruit that grows in the tropics. It only develops in humid, hot environments. In Southeast Asian cuisines, the flesh is used in a variety of recipes. When cooked, the seeds can also be eaten.
Yellow Citrus Fruits
Citrus fruits are usually orange or green in color. But, the rinds of a few acidic citrus fruits are yellow. Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C. Below is a list of citrus yellow fruits.
Pomelo is a huge yellow citrus fruit with a thick spongy rind that ranges from yellow to green and covers pale yellow segments. The pale-yellow skin, tangy-sweet grapefruit-like segments, and somewhat bitter aftertaste distinguish this yellow citrus fruit. It is rich in vitamin C.
The most common yellow citrus fruit is Lemon. Lemons are characterized by their oval form, bright yellow rind, and sour, acidic flavor. However, depending on the cultivar, some lemons are sweeter than others. Lemon is packed with vitamin C.
Grapefruit is a large fruit with sour to semi-sweet, and slightly bitter taste. The segmented internal flesh ranges in color from pale yellow color to dark pink. Grapefruit and huge pomelo citrus fruits are closely related.
The zucchini, also known as courgette or baby marrow is a summer squash, whose immature seeds and epicarp (rind) are picked when they are still tender and delicious.
The golden zucchini is a bright yellow or orange color, while regular zucchini is any shade of green. They can reach about 1 meter (3 feet) in length when fully mature, however they are usually picked at around 15–25 cm.