Published January 1, 1991
by Lewis S. Maxwell .
Written in English
|Contributions||Betty M. Maxwell (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||120|
This is a concise guide to the selection of the most suitable landscape trees and larger palms for homes and parks. All-important photographs of the trees, their landscape use, salt and cold tolerances, and much other pertinent information are given. Originally published in , George Stevenson's Palms of South Florida combines explanations for beginners learning to recognize palms with meticulous descriptions and drawings of palms now grown in South Florida, and information on palm botany, geography, zones, care, cold and salt tolerance, and other features, in a simple, highly accessible format that has made it a favorite for many years/5(18). “Forest Trees of Florida” has been a standard handbook for tree identification since its first printing in The original book was prepared by Wilbur R. Matton, an extension forester . This article is a guide to identifying the most common palm trees that grow in Florida. Pictures of Florida palm trees along with descriptions of the leaves, trunks, and growth habits will help with palm tree identification. Growing Zones in Florida. Florida is divided into USDA growing zones 8 – 10, with the Florida Keys being in zone
From small trees like redbuds to the majestic live oak, there's a Florida-Friendly tree for practically any home landscape. Shrubs. Shrubs are popular landscape plants used for foundation, hedge and mass plantings, as a screen, and in planter boxes. Palms and Cycads. Palms and cycads add an exotic and tropical feel to the landscape. Florida Plant ID. For more examples of plants and their characteristics, visit the Florida Plant Identification Learning Module, commonly called Florida Plant ID. Images and information on vegetables, fruits, flowers, and yes, trees are included. This book is the first comprehensive guide to Florida's amazing variety of tree species: from scrub oak on the high central ridges to mangroves stretching along the southern coasts, from mighty live oaks to the delicate and diminutive hawthornes, from bald cypress with their knees poking up from the swamps to the coppery-colored gumbo limbo found in tropical hammocks of the Everglades and Keys, from the sabal /5(29). Listed here are some of the best books on South Florida plants and gardening. Some are older books, some are new, but all contain valuable info you can use. Note: If you can't see images on this page, it's because you've installed an ad-blocker.
Florida Palms Includes the classic Florida Palm Fertilization Guide, essential reading for all Florida palm owners and managers of properties with palms. General Information About Trees Tree facts and information about trees and forests in general. Florida Forests & Wildlife Refuges Links to their Home Pages Tree Pruning An essential but elusive aspect of tree maintenance in Florida. Florida USDA hardy zones territory from 8a to Palm Trees in Florida You can basically grow any palm tree in Florida, more specifically the southern part of the state in zone Here are a portion of the palms that can develop in Florida: Bottle Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35F) Canary Date Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20 F). Photos from Florida's outdoors and descriptions to help you identify Florida plants, shrubs, and trees, including palm species, mangroves, cypress, grasses, and more. The Palm and Cycad Societies of Florida (PACSOF) Goals to unite the palm and cycad societies/chapters in Florida and to provide a statewide network of people interested in the wonderful world of palms and cycads Lethal Yellowing of Palm Trees in Florida This Department of Ornamental Horticulture Fact Sheet gives a history of the disease which.