HAVE: Texas Rare Fruit Growers Meeting May 4th

katyrarefruitgrower(Central Florida)April 21, 2008

Meeting Info

We have a different location and day for our next meeting. One of our members Rick Matt has graciously invited us to have our meeting at his U-Pick Farm. He has a pick-your-own operation, selling by the pound. The orchard has 100 Jujube, 1,100 Asia Persimmon, 200 Asian pear, 300 fig, 20 Sweet cherry, 5,000 blackberry, pomegranate, they collect honey, provide tours and a pumpkin patch in October.

This meeting we be held on May 4th Sunday afternoon at 2:30. I hope everyone can make it. We should have an opportunity to tour a u-pick farm and share rare fruit information.

Meeting Agenda:

Meet and Greet

Overview and tour of Matt Farm

Topic Jaboticaba and Cherry of Rio Grande Planning to have some of each in containers so the people who are not growing them can see them. Also plan to have some for sale for those who are interested.

Scion, seed and Plant Exchange.

Future meetings.

Anything Else.

If you have any questions or comments please don't hesitate.

Also all that plan to attend please drop me a short line so we know how many to are going to attend. If you don't know to the last minute that will be fine also.

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What a wonderful opportunity! I've already reserved my Cherry of Rio Grande (now WHERE will I put it??) and printed directions to get there.
Ya'll come out. It'll be a lot of fun. And if you don't know Ed he knows EVERYTHING about growing exotic/rare fruit here.
Ed-where can I get star fruit plants? Caldwell?
Tally HO!

    Bookmark   April 25, 2008 at 3:00PM
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katyrarefruitgrower(Central Florida)

I was at Cornelius on Dairy Ashford RD this week and they had some nice Star Fruit plants for sale. They also had Cacao, Dragon Fruit and Avocados.

Good Luck!


    Bookmark   April 26, 2008 at 10:54AM
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katyrarefruitgrower(Central Florida)

I will also have some cherimoya and sugar apple seeds to give away at the meeting.


Katy, Texas

    Bookmark   April 29, 2008 at 2:52PM
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Danny Kirkland
Marshall Tx

    Bookmark   September 8, 2012 at 7:49PM
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