The following small fruits grow in the mountain areas of the Como province. Their name comes not only from their size, but also from how little economic importance they had in the past.
- Giant American blueberries, the fruit of a bushy plant that can reach 2 metres high. They ripen between June and the end of September.
- Blackberries, the fruit of a shrub that also grows spontaneously in the woods, and ripens between August and October.
- Raspberries, the fruit of a shrub that ripens from June until the first frosts.
- Redcurrants, the fruit of a perennial shrub that forms small bushes and ripens between June and late July.
- Blackcurrants, the fruit of a shrub that can form bushes more than 2 metres tall. They ripen between late June and late July.