Every January and February, our famous scion exchanges are held at local chapters. There are generally demonstrations of various grafting techniques as well. Sharpen up your knife and create your very own Franken-tree. Click here for dates and locations.
…will be open for entries on April 1st. This is the 2016 first place winner: Eugenia multicostata from Antonio Morschbacker of Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Click here for all the amazing winners from the 2016 contest.
And if this year’s Fruit Shoot hasn’t satisfied your hunger for beauty, then check out the Gallery which contains more than a decade’s worth of winners, plus albums of additional images and videos.
What a splendid festival this was! If you were lucky enough to be there, send us pictures/comments about your favorite parts. If you missed it, stay tuned for the Festival of Fruit 2017.
The California Rare Fruit Growers (CRFG) is the largest amateur fruit-growing organization in the world. We specialize in fruit not native to nor grown commercially in any given area; but our breadth of knowledge and experience covers the environmentally sound culture of any and all edible plants. What we have learned is exchanged on this…
Jorge Ochoa, Instructor in Horticulture at Long Beach City College, gives the West Los Angeles Chapter a brilliant talk on Passionfruit. As chapters provide information on upcoming meetings, they will be posted here.
Education is one of CRFG’s cornerstones. Originally interpreted as educating the general public, it has over the years centered on the education of young people interested in growing rare and unusual fruits. Orange County and Central Coast chapters led the way by associating themselves with the two Cal Poly campuses and offering scholarships; but other…
Most chapters schedule field trips every other month. Click Chapters in the Menu above for one near you.
CRFG is invited to many of the university-run fruit tastings around the state. Stay tuned for upcoming events.