Growing Tasty Tropical Plants in Any Home, Anywhere: (like lemons, limes, citrons, grapefruit, kumquats, sunquats, tahitian oranges, barbados cherries, figs, guavas, dragon fruit, miracle berries, olives, passion fruit, coffee, chocolate, tea, black pepper, cinnamon, vanilla, and more)

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Storey Publishing, Jan 2, 2012 - Gardening - 160 pages
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Enjoy fresh java brewed from your own coffee beans or juice from the orange tree growing in a sunny corner of your living room. Laurelynn G. Martin and Byron E. Martin show you how to successfully plant, grow, and harvest 47 varieties of tropical fruiting plants — in any climate! This straightforward, easy-to-use guide brings papaya, passionfruit, pepper, pineapples, and more out of the tropics and into your home. With plenty of gorgeous foliage, entrancing fragrances, and luscious fruits, local food has never been more exotic.
 

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Contents

Enjoying an Indoor Edible Oasis
10
Citrus Fruits
17
The Rest of the Tropical Fruit Basket
51
Coffee Tea and Chocolate
105
Sugar and Spices
115
Plant Care
125
Glossary
153
Resources
155
Acknowledgments
156
Index
157
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About the author (2012)

Byron E. Martin is president and co-owner of Logee’s Tropical Plants, a business that has been in his family since 1892. He is co-author of Logee's Greenhouses Spectacular Container Plants and is a nationally recognized expert in growing tropical container plants.

Laurelynn G. Martin is vice-president and co-owner of Logee’s Tropical Plants.  She is co-author of Logee’s Spectacular Container Plants, which won the Independent Publisher’s Book Award in 2005, and she received the MGA Green Thumb Award for Plant Photography and Copy in both 2005 and 2008.

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