Fruit trees offer a practical possibility in a reforestation program. Reforestation with fruit trees may be. associated with other farming enterprises. In the Caribbean a few non-traditional fruit tree species could be used for reforestation. The ones herein described have been chosen for· their adaptability to local conditions, apparent resistance or tolerance to pests and diseases, rusticity in relation to the cultural practices and resistance of their fruits to transport. Nuts and non-perishable fruits are the most suitable.