Growing in Florida, Fourth Edition
by Larry K. Jackson
and Frederick S. Davies
Medicinal Use of Citrus (PDF File) A review of ethnobotanical research performed at UF
What's In Your Tropical Fruit?(PDF File) This University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service publication by Susan S. Percival and Brooke Findley provides current nutritional information for a number of tropical fruits grown by Florida producers and homeowners.
triloba Pawpaw links from Purdue University.
Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Fact sheets and information on many fruits that
are also grown in Florida; has over 1,000 unusual fruits listed by scientific
and common name.
Fact Sheet with links to fig resources, published
by the California Rare Fruit Growers Council.
Blueberry Growers Association
How and when blueberries are produced in
Florida Grape Growers Association
Has a list of U-pick farms, directory of Florida wineries, and nursery sources
Florida Strawberry Association
How Plant City, Florida became the world winter strawberry capital and a list
of U-pick farms statewide.
Growing to cooking, this site is a complete guide to the tomato
Recipes, the Watermelon Queen,
and a list of seed producers.
Fact Sheet with links to jack fruit resources,
published by the California Rare Fruit Growers Council.
Passion Fruit- Fruit Facts
Fact Sheet with links to passion fruit resources, published by the California
Rare Fruit Growers Council.
to Grow a Pineapple in Your Home
Hawaiians tell you how.
and Hardy Kiwi
Ohio State University Fact Sheet.
Fact Sheet with links to lychee resources, published by the
California Rare Fruit Growers Council.
Fact Sheet with links to persimmon resources, published by
the California Rare Fruit Growers Council.
Images and information on tropical fruits by the Florida Department
of Agriculture and Consumer Services Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner. |
and Subtropical Fruit Crops for the Home Landscape: Alternatives to Citrus
Michael S. Orfanedes, Jonathan H. Crane and Carlos F. Balerdi
The Ultimate Citrus Page
This really is the ultimate citrus page, by Chet Townsend.
about tropical fruit?
an Eco-Tour with Chris Rollins or
hop on down to to the only Garden of its kind in the United States
is manager of Metro-Dade's Fruit & Spice Park
in Homestead, Florida, a center of activity and information on
tropical fruits, nuts, and spices from around the world. Facilities at the Park
include all kinds of plant classes, workshops, festivals, and Chris-led world
If you are a tropical fruit fancier or interested
in tropical agriculture, or just long for some fresh air and a jaunt to the countryside,
Chris Rollins' corner of the historic Redlands farming district in Homestead is
well worth a special trip!
& Spice Park