Discover Tropical Fruit Groups

Last Updated June 13, 2016
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Today’s plant explorers often gather at fruit group meetings. They meet monthly, covering all aspects of South Florida’s tropical fruits and plants, and are generally free to the public. Memberships, which range from $25 to $45 a year, offer access to benefits like newsletters and magazines, special plant sales and workshops, field trips, holiday parties and potlucks.

Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI)

Why We Love It: Founded in 1955, the Miami-based RFCI is dedicated to education, introduction and promotion of rare tropical fruits. Speakers cover tropical fruits, beekeeping, organic growing, pruning and...
|10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL, us

Rare Fruit and Vegetable Council of Broward County

Why We Love It: In addition to hosting annual plant sales and classes on grafting, plant ID and fertilizing, the RFVC owns a three-acre garden with more than 300 fruiting trees in Southwest Ranches “where people...
|3900 S.W. 100th Ave., Davie, FL, us

Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Society of the Redland

Why We Love It: This group includes commercial growers, backyard gardeners and rare plant collectors who gather at Fruit and Spice Park, surrounded by tropical fruits year-round. They reach the public at events at...
|24801 SW 187th Ave, Homestead, FL, us

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