J Danilo Hernandez G. Professor- research. Organic Farm, Heredia Costa Rica.    

Costa Rica which has a relatively small surface area relative to other countries on the continent, but has the benefit of having different microclimates throughout. Also to have irregular topography, availability of moisture, rich soil and climatic stability hroughout the year. These factors  favors the emergence of diverse ecosystems that make it possible to have a wide diversity of fruit species, from temperate fruit to the  tropical climate, which allow a wide output, with fruits of high nutritional value in vitamins, minerals and fiber;  and adapted to the agro ecological conditions of our environment.    

Among the most common fruit can be produced with the sustainable management, in the country are the following:    

Aguacate,Avocado, Aguacatero, Palta, Persea americana

Persea gratissima , Family Lauracea.

Anacardo, Anacardos,  Marañón.   Anacardium occidentale,

Theobroma cacao, Family Malvaceae

 Cas Psidium sp,  Family Myrtaceae.

 Carambola, Carambolo   Averrhoa carambola Family Oxalidaceae,

Cítricos: especies de cítricos  Especies Cidra, Lima, Limon dulce, Pomelo, Naranja dulce, Naranjo amargo, Mandarina

Citrus spp.   Family Rutaceae ,

Palma de coco, Cocos nucifera Family, Arecaceae

Guanábana  Annona muricata, Family  Anonacea muricata,

Guayaba  Psidium guajava, Family Myrtacea

Jocote Spondias purpurea, Family Anacardeceae,

Fruta de pan Artocarpus communis Family Moraceae,

Mango, Mangos Mangifera indica, Family Anacardeceae,

Maracuyá, Granadilla, Granadillas, Pasionaria, Passiflora edulis, Family  Passifloraceae,

Manzana de agua Syzygium samaragense, Family Myrtaceae

Macadamia, Mammea americana, Family  Proteaceae,

Mamón o mamoncillo  Melicoccus bijugatus, Famly Sapindeaceas,

Mamón chino, Rambután  Nephelium lappaceum Family: Sapindaceae,

Mora, Moras, Mora negra, Morus nigra, Family  Moraceae, Family: Sapindaceae,

Melocotón, Melocotones, Melocotonero, Melocotoneros
Prunus pérsica, Family Rosaceae,

Nance,  Byrsonima crassifolia, Familia Malpighiaceae.

Níspero, Nísperos. Eriobotrya japonica, Family  Rosaceae.

 Plátano, Plátanos, Banana,  Platanero. Musa paradisiaca, Musa cavendishii

Family  Musaceae,

Papaya, Papayas, Papayo, Papayero Carica papaya, Family Caricaea,

Tamarindo, Tamarindos, Tamarindus indica, Family Caesalpiniaceae,

Piña, Ananas comosus, Family Bbromeleaceae

Tomate de palo , arbol del tomate, Cyphomandra betacea, Family Solanaceae,

Zapote o mamey,  Calcarpum sp, Family Sapotaceae, ,

Zapote caimito o caimito, Chrysophylum cainito, Familia: Sapotaceae,


Aguacate, Avocado, Aguacatero, Palta. Mango. Mangiferra indica


Anacardo, Anacardos, Marañón.


cas Psidium sp



Carambola, Carambolo


Citricos Citrus spp.




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