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Citrus 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.

Asimina triloba Pawpaw links from Purdue University.


California 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.


Fig- Fruit Facts
Fact Sheet with links to fig resources, published by the California Rare Fruit Growers Council.


Florida Blueberry Growers Association
How and when blueberries are produced in Florida.

Florida Grape Growers Association
Has a list of U-pick farms, directory of Florida wineries, and nursery sources of grape.

Florida Strawberry Association
How Plant City, Florida became the world winter strawberry capital and a list of U-pick farms statewide.

Florida Tomatoes
Growing to cooking, this site is a complete guide to the tomato in Florida.


Florida Watermelon Association

Recipes, the Watermelon Queen, and a list of seed producers.

Jackfruit- Fruit Facts
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.

How to Grow a Pineapple in Your Home
Hawaiians tell you how.


Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi
Ohio State University Fact Sheet.

Lychee- Fruit Facts
Fact Sheet with links to lychee resources, published by the California Rare Fruit Growers Council.

Persimmon- Fruit Facts
Fact Sheet with links to persimmon resources, published by the California Rare Fruit Growers Council.


Tropical Fruits
Images and information on tropical fruits by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner.
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CITRUS INFORMATION

Tropical 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.

 

 


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Take an Eco-Tour with Chris Rollins or hop on down to to the only Garden of its kind in the United States

Chris Rollins

Chris 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 tours.

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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!

Fruit & Spice Park

 


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