The Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council International, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and furthering cultivation and use of tropical and rare fruit in South Florida, will host its annual Tropical Fruit Tree & Edible Plant Sale on Saturday, March 27. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Agriplex Building on the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. Admission and parking are free.
At this year’s Tropical Fruit Tree & Edible Plant Sale, vendors from all over the state will offer a wide variety of delightful and 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, and tamarind. Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase fresh honey from the Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association, herbs and spices, and speciality fertilizers.
Visitors are encouraged to bring a wagon to carry purchased plants. Knowledgable volunteers and vendors will be on site with information on planting and growing of fruit trees.