Collier County Tree Fruit Class on July 16

Alternatives to Citrus:

Mango and Subtropical Fruit Trees for Your Yard
Saturday July 16 From 9:00 am to 12:30-ish

Where: Collier County UF|IFAS Extension

14700 Immokalee Rd.

Naples, Fl 34120
( 11 miles east of 1-75; adjacent to Fairgrounds on 38th Ave. NE)
Cost is $10.00

Register at:
No charge for UF | IFAS Master Gardeners

Call 252-4800 if questions.
David Burd discusses exciting mangoes with an enthusiastic participant. Learn about growing: Mango, Grumichama, Jaboticoba, Avocado, Mamey, Lychee, Longan and more! Speakers will cover pests, cultural practices and tricks of the trade to successfully grow different types of fruit you may have never even heard about! Then you’ll need your drool cup and bib to taste samples of newer varieties of mangoes and fruit you’ve probably never seen before!
Hopkins Nursery Fruit & Tree Sale after Burds’ presentation.

9:00 to 10:30 Brian Galligan Subtropical Fruit Trees for Your Yard. Naples Botanical Garden, Director of Horticulure and south Florida fruit guru.

10:45 to 11:45 David and Jenny Burd How to Make Mango Trees Produce and tasting. Friendly Burds Tree Service
Hopkins Fruit Tree Sale following presentations

12:00 to 12:30-ish Hopkins Nursery- Fruit trees sale (AFTER Burds are done). Hopkins Tropical Fruit Nursery

Sponsored by UF|IFAS Collier Extension County, Horticulture Educator, Doug Caldwell

Mamey sapote Lychee

Doug Caldwell, Ph.D.
Doug is the Commercial Landscape Horticulture Extension Educator and landscape entomologist with the University of Florida Collier County Extension.Extension Service is an off-campus branch of the University of Florida, Institute of the Food and Agricultural Sciences [IFAS] and a Division of the Public Services Department of Collier County government.

Posted: June 27, 2016

Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Fruit Tree, Master Gardener

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