(See also Fruit Links
- for info focusing on fruit)
SEEDS AND NURSERIES
The Borneo Collection
Catalogue of rare exotic tropical fruit seeds from Borneo from David
Recher - Fruit Spirit Botanical Garden, NSW
Seeds, tours, and demonstration of sustainable agriculture
A catalogue for the organic grower and contains an amazing variety
of seeds, tools, books which can be ordered online
Fruit Tree Nursery
An Australian nursery specialising in subtropical fruit and nut
trees. It is possible to order via email.
Located on the Big Island of Hawaii. Specializes in rare tropical
fruit trees and tropical fruit seeds. Can send seeds and cuttings
This is a plant nursery in the USA which sends seeds all around
the world. They have a number of tropical fruit seeds for sale -
Jaboticaba, Miracle Fruit, Ice-Cream Bean, Sapodilla, Sweetsop(Sugar
Apple), White Sapote, Black Sapote, Canistel, Carambola, and Cashew.
Guaycuyacu seed sales
Sales of seed for tropical fruits and local native plants. Grown
on a farm in Western Ecuador.
FARMS AND GARDENS
Places to Stay
A guide to accommodation on organic farms, bed and breakfasts, guest
houses and small hotels, where organic produce is used according
Mangosteens and Red Fire Trucks
Mangosteen growing from day one - what we found and what we did
... it may not be right for everybody, but it sure looks like
it's working for us. We aren't at the fruiting stage yet, but
with the trees almost five years old, we are certainly getting
closer! We are also members of the local Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Tropical Fruits, Innisfail, Queensland
The story of this property. Pedro O'Connor the manager of the estate
discusses the choices and decisions they made moving into Mangosteens
as a commercial crop.
Tropicals, Innisfail, Queensland
The story of the Zappala family and their role in the development
of Durian as a commercial crop
Rambutans, Darwin, NT
The story of a small Rambutan grower at Humpty Doo in the Northern
Territory and how they have developed their farm.
Fruit World, NSW,Australia
A tropical fruit plantation, research park,and tourist attraction
with rides, shopping and dining, in northern NSW, just south of
the QLD border.
Trib Exotic Fruit Farm - Far North Queensland
Yes it's us - don't forget that we run a fruit tasting and farm
tour! Check out the Guestbook for comments.
One of the world's pre-eminent botanic gardens, with extensive collections
of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees
and vines. Established in 1938. Provides a Virtual Herbarium.
Located in Puerto Rico. Rare fruit tree nursery, seeds for sale
or exchange. Organically grown tropical fruits available locally.
90 acre (36 ha) botanical garden, tropical flower and fruit farm,
and nursery with over 600 species of exotic tropical flowers, fruits,
nuts, spices, and palms.
GROWING TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
to fruits for wet tropical North Queensland
Written by Roger Goebel, Queensland Horticulture Institute, Centre
for Wet Tropics Agriculture, South Johnstone.
Govt - Dept Primary Industries - Tropical Fruits This site has
information on a growing a wide range of tropical fruit.
Cashews - Before You Start
Covers all the basic questions that you should be asking about growing
Fruit Trees in Containers
Gives advice on how to grow fruit trees in containers and includes
potting and pruning information. Provides a list of tropical fruit
trees which can be successfully grown in a container - this includes
several of the trees we grow - Carambola, Grumichama, Jaboticaba,
Miracle Fruit, Coffee.
Master Gardener Notebook
This site claims to be THE source of information for the Florida
Gardener. There is a lot of general information here and there is
a separate section on fruit trees.
Gardening from DownUnder
This site provides advice for growing vegetables in the climate
of Queensland. A family site with lots of helpful hints.
- Step by Step
Part of the website by Thelma and Wally Morgan, retired nursery
people. Great step by step photos.
A list for people who research, grow and love rare fruit. Focus
on tropical/subtropical fruits: their identification, botany,preservation,
and culture. To subscribe, send a message to egroups.com-subscribe@rarefruit
or go to this e-group's home page.