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Shady Lady Black Olive Tree

Shady Lady Black Olive Trees Add Zen to Florida Landscapes

Shady Lady Black Olive trees are so Zen. Their lush, Oriental-style layers will calm you. And their wide-spreading canopies will cool you. If you add a Shady Lady or two to your Florida landscape, sitting in their shade will be the most tranquil part of your day. Like a giant…

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Sarasota landscape design

Japanese Fern Trees Overlooked in Southwest Florida

Japanese fern trees in Florida look like they almost jumped out of a fairy tale. Close your eyes and imagine a large magnificent fern perched lollipop-style atop a slender trunk. That would be a Japanese fern tree. But don’t assume it’s a fern or Japanese in origin. It’s neither. Fern-like…

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Banana trees

Growing Florida Banana Trees as Ornamentals

Growing Florida banana trees might drive you bananas if you select a non-dwarf variety. Regular-size species can grow incredibly large, plus their root mats can reach up to five feet deep, posing problems to nearby plants. So why not choose an ornamental variety instead? Ornamental dwarf cultivars will grow only…

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Glaucous Cassia Trees Light up Florida Landscapes

Glaucous Cassia trees are nicknamed “scrambled egg” trees for the way they whip up big fluffy yellow flowers that will bowl you over. If you want to make a color statement with your Florida landscape, the Glaucous Cassia can’t be beat. Delightful, bright and showy We’re not talking a spritz…

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