Category Archives: Tropical Fruit Trees

Garden Improvements

Although we lost the Garden’s Visionary Founder,  Dan Lutkenhouse in 2007, his work ethic and high standards continue to be upheld.  Led by Co-founder and wife Pauline Lutkenhouse, efforts to maintain and improve all facets of the Garden continue apace. … Continue reading

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Durian- The King of Tropical Fruits

Durian fruits An impressive sight in our Garden is our Durian (Durio zibethinus), a tropical lowland tree native to Southeast Asia that is often referred to as the “King of Fruits”.   This regal tree has a massive,  straight trunk that … Continue reading

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New Plants and Special Guests

Several important additions have been made to the Garden’s plant collections over recent months. Six species of flowering trees have been added that were not previously represented.   Three specimens of the rare Golden Gardenia (Gardenia sootepensis)  from Thailand were planted … Continue reading

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