Question:

Is it mutar during shloshim/aveilus year to make a bracha of shehechiyanu on fruit?

Answer:

An avel, even during shiva is allowed to make a shehechiyanu, as there are no restrictions to an avel making shehechiyanu. He should however not make the bracha it a public setting such as lighting Chanukah candles and saying the brachos the first night of Chanukah.

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Sources:

Magen Avrohom O:CH 551-42, Gr”a Ibid 60, M:B ibid 98.

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