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  1. Growables Origin The original home of the sugar apple is unknown. It is commonly cultivated in tropical South America, not often in Central America, very frequently in southern Mexico, the West Indies, Bahamas and Bermuda, and occasionally in southern Florida.6 Description Annona squamosais a...  
  2. Growables Origin Highlands of central Mexico and Central America.2 Description The white sapote is a species with great potential as a dooryard fruit in Florida. Despite its name, it does not belong to the Sapote family, but is a distant citrus relative. The flavor of the custard like pulp ranges...  
  3. Growables Origin The guava originated in the American tropics, probably in Central America. It was widely distributed prior to the arrival of the Europeans.5 The Glorious Guava, history of the guava, Edible South Florida Description The common guava is easy to grow and tolerates adverse...  
  4. Growables Origin The black sapote is native along both coasts of Mexico from Jalisco to Chiapas, Veracruz and Yucatan and in the forested lowlands of Central America, and it is frequently cultivated throughout this range.3 Description Black sapote trees are adapted to tropical and warm...  
  5. A frost-tender, tropical, evergreen tree, tamarind is densely foliated with pale green, compound, feathery leaflets which give the broad, spreading crown a light, airy effect. Tamarind may reach heights of 65 feet and a spread of 50 feet but is more often seen smaller. The delicate leaflets cast...  
  6. Growables Origin Mangos originated in the Indo-Burma region and are indigenous to India and Southeast Asia.1 Distribution Mangos are grown in tropical and subtropical lowlands throughout the world.  
  7. The RARE FRUIT COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL, Inc. (RFCI), founded in 1955 with headquarters in Miami, Florida, is the premier organization dedicated to the education, introduction, & promotion of rare tropical fruits. Through close ties with botanical collections and horticultural research centers...
     
  8. Growables Origin Pomegranates (Punica granatum) have been popular fruit throughout human history and are experiencing a surge in popularity at present due to the health benefits associated with their juice. Widely grown for their edible fruits, they are equally valuable as ornamental plants....  
  9. Growables Origin The sapodilla is believed native to Yucatan and possibly other nearby parts of southern Mexico, as well as northern Belize and Northeastern Guatemala. In this region there were once 100,000,000 trees. The species is found in forests throughout Central America where it has...  
  10. Growables Origin Though the exact area of origin is unknown, the papaya is believed native to tropical America, perhaps in southern Mexico and neighboring Central America. It is recorded that seeds were taken to Panama and then the Dominican Republic before 1525 and cultivation spread to warm...