Tampa Bay Chapter of the
Rare Fruit Council International, Inc.
Stated Object of Organization
The Tampa Bay Rare Fruit Council International seeks to
public about the merits of fruit common to this region, and encourages
the cultivation, collection, propagation and growth of fruit that is
exotic or unusual to west central Florida. The club also encourages the
development of new fruit varieties, cooperating with local and foreign
agricultural agencies, private institutions and individuals engaged in
Tampa Bay Rare Fruit Council International holds monthly meetings
at which there is usually a guest speaker, a plant and seed exchange, a
question and answer period and refreshments. Members also receive a
monthly newsletter and can participate in a variety of plant related
activities. Both amateur and professional horticulturists are members.
The Tampa Bay RFCI usually meets on the second Sunday of each month at
At meetings a speaker presents a topic of interest to members. There is
also a rare fruit plant, seed and information exchange, and a tasting
table at each meeting. The chapter also sponsors field trips and
workshops each year. Members receive a newsletter each month.
Their Plant Sale is one of the best - see our
Tampa Bay Chapter RFCI
2812 N. Wilder Road
Plant City, Florida