Tropical Fruit Production

There are many publications by the University of Florida that deal with tropical fruit. You can search for a particular topic on the EDIS website or visit any of these popular links.

Growing Avocados Successfully

Growing Lychees Successfully

Growing Longans Successfully

Growing Mangos Successfully

Videos on Tropical Fruit

Fruitscapes Website

Information on Tropical Fruit

Publicaciones en Español

Upcoming Classes

Payment must be made in the form of personal check or money order. We can not accept cash. Credit cards accepted online.

Class, Location & Time


April 16, 2014

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Miami Dade Extension

18710 SW 288th St.

Homestead, FL 33030


Pay online

Lychee, Longan, Atemoya, Sugar Apple and Carambola
Pests Workshop

With over 12,000 acres of tropical fruit in production, tropical fruit is a valuable economic resource for the state of Florida. This workshop will cover the tropical fruit pests associated with all crops listed above, as well as the ten universal truths of tropical fruit horticulture.

The Latest on Laurel Wilt - a Disease Impacting Avocados

Information on Laurel Wilt

Laurel Wilt Webpage

Homeowner Detection

Pest Alert Page

Contact Your Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent

Jeff Wasielewski, M.S.
18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, FL 33030-2309
305-248-3311, ext. 227

Food Safety

Food safety should now be a part of every commercial vegetable grower’s program.  There are several websites that provide excellent information and resources about Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs):

More Tropical Fruit Links


Need more information? Check out our Tropical Fruit & Related Publications.

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Tropical Fruit

Tropical Fruit Resources

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