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Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« on: July 18, 2017, 04:22:32 PM »
If anyone knows of any land with tropical/exotic/rare fruit trees already on it for sale, please let  me know. Anywhere in the world. 2-20 acres.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2017, 07:44:26 PM »
Try Pine Island,  Florida.  I know a guy who just moved there to farm his land. He has 20 acres. He bought for cheap too. However,  it is lonely there.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 04:41:18 PM »
Would rather not be in Florida.

But yes i can and have shipped wood carvings to many countries. We (my wife and i) run a crafts export business here. Let me know if your interested in something in particular.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2017, 05:49:50 PM »
Would rather not be in Florida.

But yes i can and have shipped wood carvings to many countries. We (my wife and i) run a crafts export business here. Let me know if your interested in something in particular.

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I know there has been some farms for sale in the past in Puerto Rico. You may have a good chance finding something there.
Grow mainly fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2017, 06:29:31 PM »
If anyone knows of any land with tropical/exotic/rare fruit trees already on it for sale, please let  me know. Anywhere in the world. 2-20 acres.

Since you later added you'd rather not be in Florida maybe "anywhere in the world" would be best if you added exceptions?


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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2017, 07:21:52 AM »
Try Pine Island,  Florida.  I know a guy who just moved there to farm his land. He has 20 acres. He bought for cheap too. However,  it is lonely there.
I live there, it isn't lonely at all. Life is what you make of it. Get us in touch with each other, in a few months I've made plenty of friends and would welcome another.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2017, 01:03:01 AM »
Baja California? Good for farming. Mangoes and citrus do well. there are some issues - http://geo-mexico.com/?p=5675
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Pescadero,_Baja_California_Sur
http://bajasmart.com/cabo-property-news/investors/organic-mango-ranch-for-sale-santiago-mexico
http://bajasmart.com/property/land/Pacific/12-1700
http://bajasmart.com/property/land/East-Cape/16-1845
This is a 2,500 square metre abandoned historic grove in the middle of Loreto. Mostly mangoes. Bought for a grocery chain store but locals campaigned to keep the grove. It is behind the Loreto mission and probably was originally part of the mission farmland. Not sure if it is for sale.


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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2017, 10:09:54 AM »
My personal opinion is if a person is open to buying land anywhere in the entire world to grow tropical fruit trees, and is from Bali, anywhere in the contiguous US would be a terrible idea. Nothing at all about FL or CA screams "tropical." There are a million properties to choose from in SE Asia, in Central Africa, in the Caribbean and Central America, that already have a bunch of fruit trees on them - and would tend to be cheaper than the US to boot. Why in the world would anybody choose a place that has lower than rainforest level rainfall, and freezes? That just seems obvious... If I could go anywhere to make fruit a priority, I sure as hell wouldn't choose to be here. I mean, Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia, parts of India, Brazil, Costa Rica... all would obviously be a million times better for growing fruit.

I have seen a number of properties on Puerto Rican real estate sites that fit what you're looking for, Dominica, etc. But it depends in each place what culture you will feel comfortable with, what the laws are for foreign land purchase (for instance Haiti doesn't really allow it, Dominican Republic does, Jamaica does but it can get complicated), what the local crime/political situation is and whether or not you will be subject to constant stealing of fruit from other locals if property rights are considered more communal than really private. In many places, theft from monkeys will also be a constant issue!

I would suggest you come up with a list of top 5 or top 10 countries you'd like to move to (top 3 would be way better, if you can be decisive) and then start looking into the process for property purchase in each. Don't go where the fruit is necessarily, because there is fruit everywhere.  Go where you can get the right kind of lifestyle for you, where you don't have to worry about constant natural disaster wiping out your work, where there is ample rainfall and good soil (but hopefully not mudslides!). Pick a place where you will be allowed to ship seeds and plants in from other countries. If you can afford it, pick a place that already has a road and adequate access built, and working electricity and running water if you will require those things. Make sure if you have any construction to do that it is somewhere you can hire local people easily and affordably who will actually show up with the proper equipment inside a few months and not leave you waiting for a year or more on their backlog. Some of the best places in the world for growing fruit are also places with unstable political climates, high violent crime, and very poor infrastructure so it's hard to get anything done or be sure that you will still own that land when it finally bears fruit. It can be hard to find a place with a good balance of the necessities.

Write out your priorities in choosing land, so it will be easier to narrow it down. If all you want is land that is already growing tropical fruit on it, that is in plentiful supply in any one of probably 50 countries. But prices, and your enjoyment in each, will vary. Please keep us updated on your search - it sounds fun!

[If it were me, I'd probably pick Brazil, or Thailand (or maybe Vietnam?), because they both have access to a wide variety of rare fruit, seem to be relatively good about shipping things in if you need and have active markets with great fruit trade if you don't, but also have some infrastructure and major cities accessible should you need to be closer to human culture at times. I also happen to really like those cultures. But that's me...]
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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2020, 08:20:59 PM »
I have always dreamed of becoming the owner of a fruit farm, I thank LivingParadise for the detailed information.

Iím 90% sure youíre also a spammer and will post a respond with a link within the next few days.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2020, 09:57:35 PM »
If this is real - Australia - specifically Queensland - coastal or hinterlands.  Maybe Costa Rica.

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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2020, 09:08:24 AM »
If this is real - Australia - specifically Queensland - coastal or hinterlands.  Maybe Costa Rica.

You do realize you are responding to a topic that is 3.5 years old.  As to the OP's original post and no responses since, a rather dead topic...
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Re: Exotic/Rare Fruit Farm/Land WANTED for Buying
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2020, 10:04:32 AM »
If anyone knows of any land with tropical/exotic/rare fruit trees already on it for sale, please let  me know. Anywhere in the world. 2-20 acres.

Thank you all. God i love this website!
Should be on the 'Trade, Buy and Sell' section. Move this there.

 

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