Books:

Now available at the Fairchild Farm

14885 SW 248 ST, Homestead FL 33032

For more information please call: 305-258-0464 Ext 309 or email: lwerner@fairchildgarden.org

 

 

The Exotic JACKFRUIT: Growing the World’s Largest Fruit

Richard J. Campbell and Noris Ledesma  

Written in both English and Spanish. You’ll find a brief history of jackfruit and suggestions on choosing a cultivar. Icons indicate the origin, production, bearing season, vigor of the tree and flesh texture. The book contains the most current information on propagation, tree establishment and care, pruning and shaping, diseases and pests, harvesting, ripening and storage. This book is written for both  commercial and home garden use.

(Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden) 71 pp

$ 20.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five Decades with Tropical Fruit

William F. Whitman

This is the personal journey of a unique and dedicated man. William Whitman is known around the world for the introduction of many tropical fruits species to South Florida. This book contains his collected papers and hundreds of photographs. Five Decades with Tropical Fruit also serves up a look at what many call "The Golden Years" of the Rare Fruit Council's magazine.

(Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden) 496 pp

 $60.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mangos of the World Fairchild's Quick Guide

Richard J. Campbell and Noris Ledesma

This guide contains 68 mango cultivars with full color pictures and general information about origin, tree size and fruiting season. When folded the handy five-panel guide measures 4" x 11". It opens to 20" x 11".

(Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden)

$10.00

 

 

                

 

 

                                                  

 

 Lucuma: a Legacy of Pre-Hispanic Taste

Maricela Baldi  

Written in both English and Spanish. This book gives a brief history of lucuma and the connection of the fruit with the pre-Hispanic world.  The book contains 40 recipes and uses of the fruit with a Peruvian flair.

(Prolucuma, Peru) 83pp

$ 20.00

 

 

                                                  

 

 

Jams, Jellies and More 

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden  

The book contains 63 delicious recipes and uses for mangos and other types of fruit.

(Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden) 65 pp

$ 20.00