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Simmonds - A mid-sized fruit with smooth green skin that sets in the Spring and ripens June-Aug. The tree can grow 30' tall & wide. Excellent eating Avocado because of its smooth texture and great taste.
This fruit produces in the early spring with bunches of little weet berries that can be eaten right off the shrub. Can reach 4-6' tall and wide depending on pruning practices. Grow in an acidic soil media to encourage good growth and fruiting. The variety we carry is called 'Windsor' & is suited for our Florida climate.
Banana - Musa sp.
A large tropical tree that is mainly grown for its fruit. Many grow at varying speeds and have large green leaves. Some can also be used indoors in bright light.
Figs are a tough buy in Florida in that most of them dont like our humid climate & the fruit has a tendancy to split before maturation. The best variety for here is the Brown Turkey Fig. Reaching 6-8' tall & wide it makes a lovely small fruit tree that produces fruit on a semi-constant basis. More resistant to fungal disease & blights than other figs & cold hardiness to below 20 degrees. Make sure to plant this plant in well drained soil and give it regular fertilizer during the growing months of the summer.
A fast growing tropical vine that has rough leaves and fuzzy, semi-tart fruit. Must plant both a male & female to get fruit. We pot ours with both sexes in each pot to guarantee good producers.
Also known as the 'Japanese Plum' this small fruit is easy to grow and also a great shade tree. The evergreen tree will get 25' tall & 15-20' wide. The fruit sets and ripens 2-3 times a year depending on weather conditions and on mature trees will yield large amounts. The taste is a sweet and sour combination that is enjoyable but can make the mouth pucker. Very cold hardy.
A large growing fruit tree that can get anywhere between 15-30' tall & 10-15' wide depending on pruning habits. The fruit is produced in very large amounts on long stems that can hold up to 50 fruit per stem. A very tasty fruit with a sweet flavorful pulp that has to be peeled to be eaten . Easy to grow in Bradenton where there are a few Lychee orchards. Mature trees can take temperatures down to 24 degrees but youger trees can be damaged at 30 degrees. Harvest time for the fruit is generally in the Springtime here in Florida.
Pineapple Guava - Feijoa
A slow growing bush or small tree that reaches 15' tall and 10' wide. This unique plant is a slow grower and must have 2 or more planted for cross pollinzation and fruiting. The flowers are large white petaled with lon red stamens that make it a unique and attractive addition to your landscape. The fruit can get to 3-4 inches in size and have a incredible combination of pineapple or strawberry and guava taste. Fruits usually set in May-June and ripen a 4-6 months later.
Carrie - A fiberless fruit that ripens in June-July. The tree is compact growing. Great for a small yard. Fungus & disease resistant.
Glenn - A 15' Tree that produces a large 'peachy' flavored mango. Ripens June-July. Disease Resistant.
Lancetilla - A large, sometimes 5lb. fruit with red skin and fiberless texture. Ripens Aug.-Sept. Very Disease Resistant.
Valencia Pride - Elongated large fruit and excellent taste. Large growing tree. Ripens July-Aug. Very Disease Resistant.
Southern Blush - Orangy Yellow fruit with red tint. Semi-fiberless with a slightly tart taste. Ripens June-July.
A stalky small tree that can get 10-12' tall and 4-6' wide. Must have both a male & female planted together to produce fruit. The fruit is very large (sometimes 15 inches long and 5-6 lbs.) & tasty. Used most commonly in cooking and drinks for flavor. Best harvested when the fruit is a yellow/green and left to ripen to a full yellow color inside away from pests and animals that might otherwise eat it off the tree. Fruits ripen year-round depending on the health of the tree.
Besides being a uniquely beautiful, and fast growing vine. This fruit is quite tasty and used for cooking and mixed drinks. Usually plant 2 vines for best cross-pollinization.
Low growing fruit that is quite familiar to most people. Best kept in partial shade in the summer to protect from the mid-day heat. Protect from freezing temperatures in the winter. Otherwise easily grown here in Florida and a consistant producer.