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Hurricane Irma

Don’t Give Up on Trees Overturned by Irma

Now that Hurricane Irma has roared through Florida, landscape companies across the state are being besieged by callers wanting their toppled trees to be replaced. ArtisTree’s advice? Don’t give up your trees overturned by Irma just yet. If yours is a smaller specimen, you may be able to treat it…

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Jaboticaba

JABOTICABA WILL GET YOU INTO A JAM

The name may be hard to say, but this fruit tree’s simple pleasures (translate: jams and jellies) make up for it. What is the Jaboticaba? The myrtle family (myrtaceae) is home to the Surinam Cherry, Guava and plants that produce clove and allspice; however, the Jaboticaba tree is one of…

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Old man palm

OLD MAN PALM & THE SEA

Standing tall with a bearded trunk emerging straight from the ground, the Old Man palm is perfect for your seashore residence. Just a heads up, though: This particular Old Man has been known to dominate conversations based on his looks alone. Five-foot spiky flower sprays spring right out of his…

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Cassia tree

A DOUBLE WINNER: PINK CASSIA FOR SPRING AND FALL

OK, so you have this beautiful Sarasota landscape but something’s missing. What can you plant in that open area that will shout “Spring!” but then provide nice shade in the fall? Consider the Cassia bakeriana. If a tree can be described as jubilant, this is THE one. While the Cassia…

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