Some varieties of tropical fruit trees include banana, lemon, lime, pineapple, grapefruit, date and fig. There are many other types of tropical fruit trees that are less commonly known, such as mango, passion fruit, papa... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

According to data from 2010, mangoes generate the largest import volume of any other tropical fruit on the market, followed by pineapples, papayas and avocados. Together, these four fruits form the group that is sometime... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

Unusual tropical fruits are lychees, kumquats, loquats and mangosteens. The lychee is a fruit native to China known for its sweet, fragrant and translucent flesh. More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

A fig tree, or ficus, with edible fruit can be grown indoors and its height controlled by pruning and the size of its pot, according to SFGate. The tree can reach a height of 18 feet if kept in an area that gets moderate... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

The number of apples produced by apple trees varies depending on the species — small varieties, such as the dwarf apple, may produce 3 to 6 bushels of fruit, while larger varieties may yield 6 to 10 bushels in a growing ... More »

There are many different kinds of tropical smoothies, including those made with pineapple, mango, lemon, banana or other tropical fruit. Additional ingredients vary widely and may include ice cubes, yogurt, milk or sweet... More » Food Beverages

To prune a banana tree, allow the stalk to produce fruit until it is ripe. The ideal moment to harvest bananas is when they turn light green. Cut the fruit with a sharp knife, and remove the stalk from the plant by cutti... More »