3 each medium tangelos, lemons, limes, kiwano and star fruit
3 each medium apples, papayas, pears and quinces
Lemon, orange or pineapple juice
1 oasis floral foam wreath frame (15 inches)
1-1/2 cups water
30 to 50 floral greening pins
Sheet moss to cover wreath frame
20 to 25 pine boughs, arborvitae and lemon leaf stems (6 inches each)
2 medium pomegranates, halved
5 kumquats or key limes, halved
1 bunch Concord or seedless red grapes
5 medium pinecones
30 to 50 wired floral wood picks
In a dehydrator, dehydrate the citrus fruits, kiwano or star fruit according to manufacturers' directions until almost crisp. Cut the apples, papaya, pears or quince into 1/8 to 1/4-in. slices; soak in lemon, orange or pineapple juice for 10-20 minutes; drain and pat dry. Dehydrate. Store dried fruit in an airtight container.
If using wreath for a centerpiece, spray or soak wreath frame with water. Moisten sheet moss under running water; squeeze dry. Using greening pins, attach moss to all sides of the wreath frame.
Cut pine boughs, arborvitae and lemon leaf stems at an angle; insert into sides and top of the foam frame. Attach halved fresh fruits, grape clusters, pinecones and dehydrated fruits using floral wood picks or greening pins. Store wreath, covered, in the refrigerator, adding water to wreath base if necessary.