Pine Island grows tropical fruit for every taste

One bite of fresh mango, juicy lychee or ripe dragon fruit grown on Pine Island will make any visit to Florida’s largest island a memorable experience. So many varieties of tropical fruit grow in the sandy soil of this 18-mile tract, that in July, Pine Island hosts MangoMania to celebrate. There’s a MangoMania queen and everything!

Pine Island grows tropical fruit for every taste  

Farmers markets offer fresh produce, straight from Florida’s largest island

 LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA – One bite of fresh mango, juicy lychee or ripe dragon fruit grown on Pine Island will make any visit to Florida’s largest island a memorable experience.

So many varieties of tropical fruit grow in the sandy soil of this 18-mile tract, that in July, Pine Island hosts MangoMania to celebrate. There’s a MangoMania queen and everything!

Wondering what grows when? Here is a seasonal guide to some of the fruits and jams available on Pine Island.

Head to the following locations to see what other fruits Pine Island has to offer.

Pine Island’s Tropical Farmers Market | Bokeelia

Pine Island’s Tropical Farmers Market is a local cooperative with tropical fruits, organic vegetables, local raw honey, jams and chutneys, and tropical fruit trees.

http://tropicalfarmersmarket.weebly.com/

12870 Stringfellow Road, Bokeelia, Fl. 33922

Pine Island Tropicals | Bokeelia

This popular, colorful, eye-catching market offers a wide assortment tropical plants, vegetables, flowers, fruits and Momma Donna’s tropical fruit jams and breads.

http://www.pineislandtropicalsnursery.com/

12870 Stringfellow Road, Bokeelia, Fl. 33922

Call: 239-283-4874

Pine Island Botanicals, Inc | Bokeelia

This nursery is the only one in Southwest Florida to grow organic produce year-round. The unique climate and environment allows the growth of many tropical and subtropical exotic fruits, mustard greens, and vegetables all year round.

http://www.pineislandbotanicals.com/

12571 Aubrey Ln., Bokeelia, Fl. 33922

Call: 239- 222-9494

Fruit Scapes LLC | Bokeelia

Customers will delight in the fruits at this nursery. Mango, lychee, dragon fruit, and dozens more ensure a sweet and delicious experience.

http://www.fruitscapesllc.com/

12870 Stringfellow Road, Bokeelia, Fl. 33922

Call: 239-218-2848 or 239-462-2341

Promised Land Mangoes | Bokeelia

The motto at this farm is “farming the way God intended it.” They have everything mango! Mango fruit to mango jams and even mango honey!

http://www.promisedlandmangoes.com/home.html

7127 Pineland Road, Bokeelia, Fl. 33922

Call: 239-369-3896

 

 

 

 

 

Pine Island grows tropical fruit for every taste

Megan Contreras 239-338-3500