Welcome to the Sub-Tropical Fruit Club of Qld Inc.
Our club promotes the growing and use of rare, unusual, and common types of fruit trees, bush food, and vegetables. This website contains information about the club, such as how to join, as well as lots of information about many of the plants we promote. Enjoy!

Meeting 12th October - Guest Speaker Shaun O’Brien, Research Scientist, VitroFlora Palmwoods

Plant Tissue Culture – What is it and why use it?
Plant tissue culture, also known as micro propagation is a multi-faceted technique to overcome numerous problems of plant production. We will delve into various aspects of these techniques and the various plants produced using these techniques!

Two Field Trips in September

Sunday 17th September is Sustainability Day - http://www.ata.org.au/ (can highly recommend a subscription to Renew Magazine – great meaty technical articles)

Meeting 16th August - Guest Speaker Barry Sullivan will talk on Bunchy Top disease in Bananas

Sunday 16th July 2017

We’ll be visiting 4 properties in the Wamuran/Bellmere area. If you get up very early, you’ll also be able to fit in a visit to the Caboolture Markets.

Thursday 8th June 2017 Guest Speaker Shelley Gage on her travels in Papua New Guinea

In February Shelley went on a 10 day cruise stopping at Alotau, Madang, Wewak, Rabaul, Kitava, Kiriwina Islands and Conflict Island. While there she took lots of photos of the local produce and took part in a cooking class in Alotau. She will be sharing her photos and experiences in this little known part of the world.


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