Our message to Residents and Newcomers!
South and Southwest 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
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Many new residents find growing vegetables and herbs to be different here from where they originate.
Because of our mild climate, we have two growing seasons.
Your garden can be productive almost year round. Visit our Vegetable Index.
Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Crops for the Home Landscape: Alternatives to Citrus pdf 7 pages (archived)
Explore the possibilities!
Published Feb. 2013 LR. Last update 16 Feb. 2018 KJ