Best Selection of Fruit in Brevard County

Sink your teeth into some of the sweetest and juiciest tropical and exotic fruit and citrus at Jason's.  Below is a sample of the fruit we carry, obviously in-season for some fruit is short and other varieties mature over a longer period of time, check with us.


Bread Fruit
Breadfruit is highly perishable, so fresh ones are hard to find outside the tropics. It is similar to jack fruit in flavor.

Dragon Fruit
Round, often red colored fruit with prominent scales. The thin rind encloses the large mass of sweetly flavored white or red pulp and small black seeds.

Durian
The weird and smelly durian has attracted a cult-like following. It's called the King of Fruits by aficionados in Southeast Asia.
Jack Fruit
This is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world--it weighs up to 100 pounds. The fruit bears a yellowish pulp which tastes like banana.

Longan
Longans are very similar to lychees and rambutans. You can buy them fresh in the summer.

Lychee
A popular Chinese fruit about the size of a walnut, with a bumpy red shell encasing white translucent pulp of grape like texture. The flavor is sweet, exotic, and very juicy. Fresh May to July.

Mango (Green Mango)
These are sold in addition to ripened mangos.

Mango (Ripe Mango)
The mango is one of the most popular fruits in the world. It's sweet and juicy, and it has a wonderful, distinctive flavor.

Mangosteen
Some claim that this is the most delicious fruit on the planet. It's about the size of a tomato, and has a leathery, mottled skin.

Papaya
With their subtle tropical flavor, papayas are wonderful in fruit salads, puréed fruit drinks, or even shish kabobs.

Persimmon
There are two varieties: the dark orange, acorn-shaped Hachiya and the light orange, tomato-shaped Fuyu.

Pineapple
Pineapples are juicy, mildly acidic, and very versatile. They can be squeezed for juice, sliced on cakes, skewered and grilled, or eaten raw without adornment.

Rambutan
These are similar to lychees and longans, but they're covered with soft spines. They are sweet and delicious!

Sapota
This tropical fruit has sweet, creamy pulp that's wonderful in fruit salads or shakes. They arrive in the summer. Since they bruise easily when ripe, they're usually sold while they're still hard.

Star Fruit
Star fruit have a clean, crisp texture, and they make terrific star-shaped garnishes when sliced. They're also easy to use, since they don't need to be peeled or seeded, and they're slow to discolor. Some varieties are sweet, some are sour

Sugar Apple
This sweet tropical fruit looks a bit like a small cherimoya. It's great for eating off hand or for making shakes. It's available in the fall, but it's hard to find outside of Florida.

Thai Banana
Has a thin golden-yellow skin when ripe. It is eaten fresh or cooked in a light syrup. It is also popular as dried banana, candy, or cake.

Thai Guava
These bruise easily, so markets usually sell them while they're still hard and green. Most people allow them to ripen at room temperature until they become yellow and very aromatic, then either eat or refrigerate them.