The Most Expensive Fruits In The World (10 Pics)

Fruits aren’t exactly the most pricey things you buy when you go grocery shopping at your local supermarket, but you might be surprised at the cost of some of the extravagant fruits there are out there. Believe it or not, there are some fruits out there that cost hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars each! Some types of fruit that are grown in certain countries can cost a lot of money.
Buddha-shaped pears
Buddha-shaped pears from China. According to legend, if you eat this fruit, you can actually become immortal. The pears are made in Buddha-shaped molds and are actually quite cute.
These pears ring in at $8 a piece.

Fancy banana
Banana art can sell for thousands of dollars at art auctions. They are created by artists who use bananas to make beautiful works of art.
Considering the fact that the banana art only lasts for a few weeks, it’s not a surprise that only the rich buy them.

Sembikiya Queen Strawberries
Sembikiya Queen Strawberries.They are completely red and considered to be the most beautiful strawberries in the world. The leaf on top is a perfect dark green, and you can even see the white seeds popping out through the bright red skin.
A pack of 12 of these delicious strawberries is $85.

Dekopon citrus orange
Dekopon Citrus is a sweet type of mandarin orange. This type of fruit is considered to be the sweetest type of orange in the whole world. They are much bigger than the average mandarin. Believe it or not, these types of oranges are bigger than the size of a softball.
Farmers began growing this delicious fruit in 1972. To buy a package of 6 of these delectable oranges, you would need to dish out $80.

Sekai Ichi Apples
Sekai Ichi Apples (Sekai Ichi translates to “World’s Number One”) are pretty huge. They are 15 inches around and can even weigh up to 2 pounds.
They are considered the most expensive apples in the world, and cost a grand total of $21 each.

Pineapples from the Lost Gardens
Pineapples from the Lost Gardens of Heligan are grown in two mud structures that are filled with rotting manure. This helps the pineapples grow much more quickly and also keeps them ripe.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan (located in the UK) is the only garden that grows pineapple in the whole entire continent. To buy one pineapple, get ready to spend $1,600. The most expensive pineapple to ever be sold from this garden was over $15,000!

Massive square watermelon
These massive square watermelons are grown in Japan and have an average weight of 13 pounds. To give them their famous shape, they are grown in square-shaped boxes.
These watermelons are $800 a piece, and most people who buy them don’t even eat them. They’re typically used as decorations.

Taiyo no Tomago mangoes
Taiyo no Tamago Mangoes, which translates to “eggs in the sun,” are egg-shaped mangoes which are grown in Japan.
The highest price paid for a pair of this tasty fruit is $3,000. Now that’s an expensive fruit!

Ruby Roman Grapes
Ruby Roman Grapes, also known as table grapes. Are also grown in Japan. Each grape is roughly the size of a ping pong ball.
If you wanted to buy some of these Japanese grapes, you’d be forced to pay a total of $4,000 for a bunch. To put this in perspective, if you were to buy just regular grapes, all you would have to pay is just $3 a pound.

Densuke watermelon
The Densuke Watermelon is yet another expensive fruit that is grown in Japan. With a black outer layer, these watermelons are much larger in size than the average watermelon. Only 10,000 are grown each year.
Because these watermelon are so rare, they come in at an average cost of $6,100 a piece.