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If you’re lucky enough to live in a warmer climate, you can actually plant and grow your very own tropical fruits right in your backyard! We’ve compiled a list of the best tropical fruits to grow in your backyard, and we promise, that once you do, you’ll never look back! Tropical fruits are fairly easy to grow as they don’t require much care or maintenance! As long as they have plenty of sun and water, almost any tropical fruit or tree can grow and provide you with sun-kissed fruit season after season.

Let’s take a look at the best tropical fruits to grow, so you can choose which one would fit YOUR backyard! If you have the space, go ahead and try all of them so you can enjoy the fruits of your labor!

We were inspired when we recently took a trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, and were lucky enough to visit some AMAZING tropical farms. While there, we enlisted the help of Drones Punta Cana which shot some really cool drone footage of these tropical farms for us (pics below!).

coconut tree farm

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5 Best Tropical Fruits to Grow

#1. Mangoes

mango tree

In this post, we show you how to plant mango seeds right in your yard. Mangoes are uber delicious and once the tree has matured, will provide you with years and years of beautiful, fresh mangoes!

#2. Pomegranates

pomegranate tree

Pomegranates DO take a while to grow, but once they do, you’ll be able to enjoy the delicious fruit every single season! Click here to learn how to grow pomegranates from seed.

#3. Soursop

soursop fruit

Soursop is the ultimate tropical fruit, and the trees don’t take long at all to product the fleshy, strawberry-pineapple tasting fruit. Learn how to plant soursop in just a few easy steps!

#4. Papaya

papayas in tree

Papaya, one of the healthiest fruits you can consume, only needs about 6-11 months to produce fruit and doesn’t require much maintenance. Learn how to grow papaya from seed and reap the health benefits!

#5. Passion Fruit

passionfruit vine

Last, but certainly not least, passion fruit is a beautiful climbing vine that will gift you with their sweet and sour fruit year after year. See how to grow passion fruit right in your backyard!

Happy Planting!

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