Established in 1970, we are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and furthering the cultivation and use of tropical and rare fruit in South Florida and throughout the world.

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President's Message

Fall is in the air and the weather is perfect for planting and playing in the yard. 

Mounts Botanical Gardens is offering free admission on the third Thursday of each month through 2020. Bring your identification showing that you are a Palm Beach County resident.

Our speaker for this month is Jeff Wasielewski, an Extension Agent in Dade County.

His topic will be pruning fruit trees. I hope you enjoy it. November 13, 7:30-9:00.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Roxanne Cumberland





Upcoming Public Events

November Virtual Meeting 

November 13, 7:30-9:00


Jeff Wasielewski

Pruning fruit trees

Jeff Wasielewski is the Commercial Tropical Fruit Crops Extension Agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Miami-Dade County. He is an expert horticulturist with 25 years of experience in the field. He has been writing and teaching about tropical fruit and South Florida horticulture for over 20 years. His goal is to assist all commercial tropical fruit growers in South Florida by providing current and science based information through classes, lectures, field visits, publications, videos, and social media.

For more information, please contact Roxanne Cumberland, RFC President - President@pbrarefruitcouncil.org or call (855) 732-7273. 

We hope to see and connect with you soon, stay safe!

The October 17th Plant Sale at the South Florida Fairgrounds has been Canceled due to Covid Restrictions. 






                            Palm Beach Rare Fruit Council



                                       & COCONUT OPENERS

                              are available at our Monthly Meetings


            Members in need of the Special Rare Fruit Council blend of

                   "Fruitilizer" may contact 1st VP Mark Porter.


            Mark will bring a limited number of bags to our regular meeting 

            or you can arrange for pickup at his farm site in the Acreage.


            For special pickup or delivery options please call Mark Porter at:


                  +1 (855) RFC-RARE / +1 (855) 732-7273 option 3

                   to be directly connected and/or to leave a message.









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