A. New fruits:
It is proper to beware not to recite Shehechiyanu over new fruits during the three weeks. This applies even if one already sees the fruit, he is nevertheless to delay Shehechiyanu until he eats it after the three weeks.
If the fruit will no longer be available after the three weeks: A fruit which will no longer be in season after the ninth of Av [and cannot be guarded until then], may have Shehechiyanu recited over it during the three weeks.
Shehechiyanu on Shabbos: Shehechiyanu over a new fruit is not to be recited even on Shabbos of the three weeks.
B. Pidyon Haben:
One may say Shehechiyanu during a Pidyon Haben that takes place during the three weeks
When the 17th of Tamuz coincides with Shabbos, may one say Shehechiyanu that Shabbos?
Some Poskim rule it is permitted to say Shehechiyanu on that Shabbos according to all. Others argue it is forbidden. On Friday night, some Poskim rule one may say Shehechiyanu according to all opinions.
 Michaber 551/17; KSh”A- One makes a shehechiyanu also on buying clothes- sefer birchas hanehenin-12
The reason: The reason for this is because the period of the three weeks is a time of suffering, one should not bless Shehechiyanu which contains the words “Lezman Hazeh” this time [a time of suffering]. It is however not due to the mourning period, as we do not find that a mourner may not recite Shehechiyanu. [M”A 551/42]
Other Opinions: The Taz 551/17 rules one may say Shehechiyanu during the three weeks on a fruit, as it is a Mitzvah and by all Mitzvas one is to do it as soon as possible, as one does not know when his days will come.
 M”A 551/43
 Rama ibid
 Hayom Yom 21st Tamuz; Sefer haminhagim in the name of the Ari”zal; M”A 551/42 records a dispute on this matter. The Mateh Moshe rules it is allowed to say Shehechiyanu on Shabbos. While in Kisveiy Arizal he writes it is forbidden even on Shabbos.
 Michaber 551/17
 M”A 551/42, brought in Beir Heiytiv 551/38; Elya Raba 551/42; Ramaz brought in Birkei Yosef 551/11
 Mor Uketzia 551; Birkeiy Yosef ibid; Chaim Sheal 1/24; Kaf Hachaim 551/206
 Sdei Chemed Bein Hametzarim 1/1; Nitei Gavriel p. 118
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