Coming Next Week: Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council to Host TROPICAL FRUIT & PLANTS
At this year's Tropical Fruit & Plant Sale, vendors from all over the state will offer a wide variety of delightfully delicious fruit trees, including Avocado, Banana, Barbados Cherry, Black Sapote, Canistel Citrus, Dragon Fruit, Fig, Guava, Grumichama, Jackfruit, Jaboticaba, Longan, Lychee, Macadamia, Mamey Sapote, Mango, Miracle Fruit, Mulberry, Papaya, Peach, Persimmon, Soursop, Sugar Apple, Star Apple, Tamarind, herbs and spices, plus specially formulated fertilizer, and more.
Visitors are encouraged to bring a wagon to help carry purchased plants. In addition, there will be educational information on the planting and growing of fruit trees, along with knowledgeable volunteers and vendors to answer any questions.
Tree and plant fans should enter the South Florida Fairgrounds through Gate 8 on Fair Grounds Road. Both admission and parking are FREE.
About The Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council International, Inc.:
Established in 1970, the Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council (RFC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting, furthering the cultivation and use of tropical and rare fruit in south Florida and throughout the world. The organization includes several hundred members interested in learning about, growing and enjoying tropical fruits and vegetables.
Monthly meetings are the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm in the auditorium at Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach, directly across from the west side of Palm Beach International Airport. Each meeting has an educational lecture by a speaker in the field of fruit science or related field, a fruit tree auction, a seed & plant exchange, and the chapter's famous "tasting table" – a chance to taste various tropical fruits grown by members.
Membership is $25 yearly, and benefits include: