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Welcome to Gene Joyner´s Unbelievable Acres Botonical Garden

Gene Joyner is director of Unbelievable Acres Botanical Garden, the only working rain forest in the U.S., in West Palm Beach. A graduate of the University of Florida Gainesville, he represented the Palm Beach County Extension Service as Extension Agent Extraordinaire for 35 years and taught their Master Gardener program before retiring in 2008. Continue Reading »

Citrus

is a common term and genus (Citrus) of flowering plants in the rue family, Rutaceae. Citrus is believed to have originated in the part of Southeast Asia bordered by Northeast India, Myanmar (Burma) and the Yunnan province of China. Citrus fruit has been cultivated in an ever-widening area since ancient times; the best-known examples are the oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and limes.

 

Bananas

is an edible fruit produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants of the genus Musa. (In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.) The fruit is variable in size, color and firmness, but is usually elongated and curved, with soft flesh rich in starch covered with a rind which may be yellow, purple or red when ripe. The fruits grow in clusters hanging from the top of the plant.

 

Angel Wing

Tropical Plants and Flowers. The plant gets its name from the shape and colors of its leaves. Usually, 'Angel Wing' grow upward on one stem. They flower and produce blooms that range in colors from red to white. The leaves grow with a wide range of colors also. The top of the leaf is often a dark green with metallic silver specks.

 

Bamboo

Bamboo trees re some of the fastest-growing plants in the world. due to a unique rhizome-dependent system. Bamboos are of notable economic and cultural significance in South Asia.

Come and visit some of the Bamboo trees we have in our Property.