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Ligustrum trees

Ligustrum Trees Give You Everything and Then Some

Ligustrum trees in Florida are as close to the complete package as you can get. These shapable, adaptable evergreens are suitable for almost any landscape design and require minimal care. In fact, the versatile ligustrum would be better named The Everything Tree with all it’s got going for it. Florida…

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Mahogany trees

Mahogany Trees Have More Polish Than You Think

Mahoganies (Swietenia mahogani) make great shade trees for large Florida properties. Mahogany trees in Florida are glorious shade-makers that thrive along streets and in large yards. So when we saw them in a southwestern Florida article titled “Worst Trees for Florida," we had to investigate. Turns out their bad review…

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Eagleston hollies

Eagleston Hollies Among Sarasota’s Best Privacy Fences

Eagleston hollies are making a big splash with Sarasota homeowners seeking pool privacy. If you’re looking for a hedge that’s hardy but refined, these pyramidal beauties are the perfect choice. Newly installed Eagleston hollies will fill out for optimum privacy. Shapable with small slender branches, these evergreens can grow full…

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Hong Kong orchid trees

Hong Kong Orchid Trees Dazzle with Supersized Blooms

Hong Kong Orchid Trees in Sarasota and Venice don’t even look real. There is no way an exotic orchid-shaped flower can bust out of a tree branch like that. But hundreds do, with giant ruffled petals the color of a purple and magenta Florida sunset. Sitting under a Hong Kong…

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