Black Fruits

Black fruits hide lots of nutritional advantages. They’re not only a terrific way to add coloring to a dish, but they are also good for you and so delicious!

Also see Purple FruitsExotic FruitsWhite Fruits, and Yellow Fruits

If you are searching for a list of black fruits, then you are in right place. Here are some best black colored fruits:

Black Huckleberries:

huckleberries on branch

These tasty berries could be found growing wild throughout the US and Canada, and if you are interested in searching for wild foods, get out there and discover some.

These are excellent while these are fresh, but once they have been refrigerated, they become even sweeter.

Huckleberries also are a good source of iron, vitamin C, and various B vitamins, so they provide a lot of nutrition and flavor to muffins, smoothies, and more.

Black Plums:

plums, one cut, on wooden cutting board

Search no further than black plums if you are seeking a fruit that is black in appearance and also very flavorful.

They feature a deep beet-red color that is richer than most other plum kinds, and they look great both fresh and cooked. They are grown in both Vermont and California.

Black Diamond Watermelon:

Although most watermelons contain greenish peels, you would still not expect to see any of these on a list of black-colored fruits.

Surprise! The shiny exterior of the black diamond watermelon, also known as the “Cannonball” kind, is dark purple and black. The inside is a dark, rich red, and is quite delicious.

Black Elderberries:

bunch of elderberries on bush

If you enjoy deep, rich tastes, go out into the forest in late August to see if you could find elderberries. Sambucus nigra berries, which are rich blue-black in coloring and high in antioxidant and vitamin C, are excellent immune enhancers. But make sure to boil them instead of eating them fresh and convert them into wines or jellies.

Jamun Berries:

basket of jamun plum and one with bite taken out on white background

Because they are a similar shape, size, and coloring as olives, these delightful Indian berries are commonly confused for olives.

Individuals appear to prefer eating them with a sprinkle of salt, and they are also referred to as “Java plums.”

Black Cherries:

close up of black cherries

There are numerous cherry kinds, ranging from bright yellowish to pink, red, and dark purple-black. Several people are familiar with the black fruits here on the list, as black cherries are among the most famous. These lovely fruits were created by a Chinese gardener named Ah Bing and are named after him.

Black Tupelo:

These trees are native to the US and Canada. In the fall, trees produce small size, round black fruits that can be eaten fresh or baked.

Their flesh is tart and delicious, however, the seeds are so enormous that it is best to make jelly out of them.

Black Raspberries:

close up of black raspberries

The black raspberry is a type of plant. The fruit is widely eaten as a snack. The berries, as well as the leaf, are utilized in medicine.

There is no good strong evidence to prove the use of black raspberry for illnesses such as increased blood pressure and several others.

Black raspberry includes compounds that may help prevent cancer by avoiding DNA alterations and cutting off tumor blood flow.


scattered blackberries on whitewashed wood surface

Blackberries have numerous health advantages. They are full of fiber, include minerals and vitamins including K, C, and iron, and may help with brain function.

Blackberries also have numerous health benefits. 1 cup of fresh blackberries has 30.2 milligrams of vitamin C. 

Black Passion Fruit:

whole and cut purple passion fruits

Black passionfruit is an evergreen plant that bears huge black fruits from springtime through autumn. The most popular kind of passionfruit found in home gardens and at growers’ marketplaces is black passionfruit. Pulp has a sweet flavor and a bright orange color.

Black Hawthorn Berries:

Hawthorn berries, and blossoms are used to treat a variety of ailments. Flavonoids, that have antioxidant properties, are found in them. These berries also appear to increase blood flow and influence cardiac blood flow.

Hawthorn is often used for cardiovascular disease, blood circulation difficulties, high cholesterol, stress, and a variety of other ailments, however, there is no clear scientific evidence supporting these claims.

Concord Grapes

bunch of concord grapes on vine

Concord grapes immediately think of dark blue juice glasses and the only form of jam that should ever be spread on bread. The Concord grape seems to have a remarkable journey to fame, from its early roots in Great Britain to its climb to fame.

This lovely purple grape is as authentically American as apple pie. Concords have a rich, sweet flavor that is balanced by a tart that prevents them from being too sweet.

Concords are sweetest when picked at the peak of their season. This flavor is what keeps jams and jellies so popular. They’re the most common grape in grape pies, and they’re also used to manufacture Kosher wine.

Black Goji Berries:

Goji berries generally contain high antioxidant levels, while black goji particularly have much greater oligomeric proanthocyanidin levels.

In short, they’re fantastic for increasing heart health, the flow of blood throughout the body, vascular strength, and reducing the aging process.

Black Gooseberries:

close up of bowl of black gooseberries

Gooseberries are a unique fruit that is highly esteemed in the northern countries but is relatively unknown on this side of the Atlantic.

In the United States, both American and European gooseberries are farmed. The most prevalent are American cultivars, which are disease-resistant, more productive, and produce higher-quality fruits.

Gooseberries come in a variety of colors, including green, yellow, and shades of red ranging from pink to purple to practically black. The black gooseberry is a dark purple, nearly blackberry.

Black Avocadoes:

haas avocados on cutting board

The most popular avocado is the black avocado, which was developed by Rudolph Hass. His surname is now used to refer to several black avocados, that are known as Hass avocados.

The black skin hue of this avocado makes it easy to identify; when it ripens, the avocado becomes even blacker. Hass avocados are easily identified by their distinctly creamy, nutty flavor.

This avocado is similar to the green avocado in terms of health, with low salt content and high amounts of soluble fiber and rich in vitamin C.


pile of figs on wood surface

Figs are a fruit that resembles a teardrop. They are soft in texture, contain hundreds of small seeds, and also have a thin purplish or greenish peel that can be eaten. The pinkish flesh of the fruit has a gentle, sweet flavor.

Figs and their foliage are high in nutrients and have a lot of health benefits. These may help you maintain a healthy digestive system, lower the risk of heart disease, and control blood sugar levels.

Black Olives:

black olives on wood surface

Some may think that these aren’t fruits because they are salted and oily rather than sweet. This happens since many people identify fruit with sweet tastes, but these savory delights are also fruit.

Olives offer the same antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties as their sweeter counterparts, plus they’re high in fatty acids, which help with bone, connective tissue, skin, and organ health. 

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