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Indian Hawthorn Isn’t Your Only Shrub Choice

Indian Hawthorn isn’t your only shrub choice in Southwest Florida, but you might think otherwise seeing this ubiquitous evergreen in practically every HOA community around. Sure, Indian Hawthorn is a traditional specimen, but if you’re looking for a nontraditional alternative, here are three ArtisTree recommends to give your landscape a…

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Purple-flowering Plants and Trees for Southwest Florida

“I always favor purple-flowering plants and trees, because purple is the color of royalty. Purple pigment was very expensive and hard to obtain, which made it a rare and unique color to be worn only by kings and queens. Purple flowers in the landscape also provide a rich color that…

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Foxtail Palm Seed Pods: To Cut or Not to Cut?

Southwest Florida residents love the show-stopping colors of foxtail palm seed pods, but should the pods be cut off or left alone? The quick answer is, “It’s a matter of preference.” Here at ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design, we recommend cutting off the foxtail palm seed pods. Foxtails are heavy…

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