Prickly Invaders: Tropical Soda Apple and Spurweed

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director

Though tropical soda apple may sound like an exotic, fizzy drink, it is a conqueror of yards and gardens. Those little melon-like fruits may look cute, but the menacing thorns surrounding them belie the plants true intention.

Spurweed, on the other hand, is exactly what it sounds like–painful. Read the full article here!


Posted: June 12, 2015

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Farming, Florida, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Invasive, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, Pest, Pest Management, Prickly, Sand Spur, Soda Apple, Spur, Spurweed, Tropical Soda Apple, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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