TopTropicals Newsletter / February 11, 2011

Don't Forget Your Sweetheart!
New arrivals of fruit trees

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3914 Artocarpus heterophyllus Borneo Red - grafted Jackfruit
Rare variety with crunchy orange-reddish colored flesh. Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, reaching 80 pounds in weight and up to 36 inches long and 20 inches in diameter.

1202 Syzygium samarangense Stinark - Wax Jamboo, pink/red fruit
Fruit is thin-skinned, shiny, pear shaped with long neck. Flesh is pink, mildly fragrant, juicy, and sweet. Usually eaten fresh mainly as a thirst quencher and in salads. Has a cooling effect which makes it useful as a summertime fruit.

1016 Annona squamosa -
Sugar Apple

Custard Apple, Sweetsop-Anon. One of the best subtropical fruit trees, small tree, starts fruiting right away, relatively cold hardy. A must for your fruit garden. This plant drops leaves during winter.This is the best species of Annona suited for container growing, due to its small height.

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Don't Forget Your Sweetheart!

Holiday special: ONLY $39.95!

2408 Lychee "Sweetheart"
Sweetheart - the best variety with large juicy fruit and small seed. Under the brittle crimson skin, the flesh is pearly white, sweet and jelly-like, though firm.

3757 Litchi chinensis - lychee var. Hak Ip, 3 gal pot
Very close to Sweetheart variety.


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4337 Psidium guajava - Kilo White Guava
The fruit is very large (up to a kilogramm, hence the variety name), round, contains few seeds, and has soft white flesh when ripe. Great container plant, will fruit in a pot in small size.

1193 Spondias purpurea - Jocote, Hog Plum
Purple Mombin, Ciruela. Very popular aromatic fruit. Good variety with dark red fruit, thin skin and small seed. Fast growing plant.

4297 Averrhoa carambola var. Hart - Dwarf Starfruit
Dwarf variety suitable for small backyard or container growing. Fruits are small with pale-yellow, almost white skin. Flesh is sweet and delicious. Mature trees may survive light frost but young trees must be protected from frost and especially - wind. The plant will fruit in container even when in small size (2-3 ft). Season: August - March.
rare plants for home and garden
47770 Bermont Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982
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