Growing up to 90 ft. tall, the Washington Palm (Washingtonia robusta) is one of the tallest in the palm family. At this height, it can be visually over-powering in landscapes with single-story buildings, but makes a great addition to landscapes ... READ MORE
One of the few palms that do better in partial shade, Windmill Palms (Trachycarpus fortunei) are known for trunks bearing a burlap-like fibrous matting.
The Windmill Palm does best when not planted in area that is constantly ... READ MORE
The Dwarf Palmetto (Sabal minor) is a native palm which can grow in North-, Central-, and South- Florida. It is also known as Blue-Stem Palmetto due to its blueish-green fronds. As with other palms in the Sabal genus, the Dwarf Palmetto ... READ MORE
The Cabbage Palm aka Sabal Palm (Sabal palmetto) is a native Floridian and was designated as the 'Florida State Tree' in 1953. The Sabal Palm has also been designated as the state tree in South Carolina. Like other palmettos, its flowers ... READ MORE
One of a handful of native palms, the Scrub Palmetto (Sabal etonia) is a smaller and less common relative to the ubiquitous Sabal Palmetto (also known as the Cabbage Palm). It is slow-growing and like the Saw Palmetto, produces berries which ... READ MORE
There are not many palms which will live happily ever after indoors, but the Lady Palm (Rhapis excelsa) can. Indoors, Lady Palms are often found as potted plants, making an elegant statement in hotel lobbies, restaurants and office atria, due ... READ MORE
by Ana Zangroniz and Savanna Barry
What are mangroves?
Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees and shrubs that reside in low-energy, intertidal areas. They like to grow in warm areas, or where the temperatures do not hit lower than freezing for ... READ MORE
By BJ Jarvis
A great way to break up the monotony if you are stuck at home is to grow some delicious and nutrition vegetables.
Spring is the perfect time to start some relatively easy vegetables that thrive in our warm/hot days and pleasant ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Master Gardener volunteers with the UF – Citrus County Extension Service were very busy in 2017 providing a valuable service of gardening solutions to our county. Highly trained volunteers have been hard at work since 1987 with the most recent ... READ MORE