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Varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, and More!

The Preston B. Bird & Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park

is the only tropical botanical garden of its kind in the United States. The unique 37-acre public facility is owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department. The Park’s tropical climate can be found nowhere else in the continental U.S. and hosts over 500 varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, and nuts, and other commercially important plant specimens from around the world. The Park showcases 150 varieties of mango, 75 varieties of bananas, 70 bamboo varieties, and numerous other exotic edibles. Visitors are invited to munch at our tasting counter inside our Park Store or enjoy lunch at the Mango Cafe.

Address
24801 S.W. 187th Avenue.
Homestead, Florida 33031
305-247-5727
Hours
Open 7 days a week, from
9am to 5pm. Except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Admission
$8.00 per adult
$2.00 per child 6-11
Children under 6 are FREEĀ 
Picnic facilities are available
miracle-fruit
Did you know? Fun Facts

Miracle Fruit is a berry that, causes sour foods (such as lemons and limes) subsequently eaten to taste sweet. This effect is due to miraculin.

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carambola
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The fruit has distinctive ridges running down its sides (usually five but can sometimes vary); in cross-section, it resembles a star, hence its name.