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This non-commercial web site has been developed to help other gardeners who have questions about growing tropical/subtropical fruit and vegetables in south and southwest Florida. It contains an ever extending source of knowledge from a variety of distinguished, interesting

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Our message to Residents and Newcomers!

South and south west Florida offers an abundance of subtropical and tropical fruit trees. Below are just some examples

that are easy to grow and can produce abundant crops of exotic fruits. There are more than 30 varieties of mangos, a dozen cultivars of the sapodilla and the lychee, two dozen cultivars of dragon fruit

and carambola.

Many other fruit trees will grow in your yard.  Visit our Fruit Index and plan your next garden.

 

Happy Gardening and Eating!

Karen and Liette

 

Pitaya, Dragon fruit

Dragon Fruit

Hylocereus undatus

To Dragon Fruit Page - Credit: © Ian Maguire, UF/IFAS/TREC Jaboticaba To the Jaboticaba Page - Credit: Bruno Karklis, commons.wikimedia.org

Jaboticaba

Myrciaria cauliflora

Carambola

Carambola

Averrhoa carambola

To Carambola Page.  Image: © Liette Robitaille Mango

Mango To Mango Fruit Page - Credit: © Ian Maguire, UF/IFAS/TREC

Mangifera indica

 

 

 

 

 
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Sugar apple To Sugar Apple - Credit: ©Karen Jackson, growables.org

Sugar Apple

Annona squamosa

Avocado To Avocado Page - Credit: Asit K. Ghosh, Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants

Avocado

Persea americana

Lychees

Lychee To Lychee Page - Credit: © Ian Maguire, UF/IFAS/TREC

Litchi chinensis Sonn.

Carissa macrocarpa To Carissa Page - Credit: © Gerald D. Carr, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Carissa

Carissa Macrocarpa

 

 

Many new residents find growing vegetables and herbs to be different here from where they come from.  Because of our mild climate,

we have two growing seasons.  Your garden can be productive almost year round. 

Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Crops for the Home Landscape: Alternatives to Citrus pdf 7 pages

 

Explore the possibilities!

 

 

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