The coontie is one of the most appreciated and acceptable native plants for landscaping in our area. Every garden center has some in stock and the coontie’ s unique beauty is its selling point. The horticultural qualities as a Florida-Friendly ... READ MORE
Creado por Ken Gioeli, agente especialista en recursos naturales y conservación del medio ambiente del departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS del condado de St. Lucie.
La mariposa atala de Florida (Eumaeus atala Poey) es una hermosa mariposa ... READ MORE
Native Plants of Southwest Florida
Library of Native Plants: Fact Sheets & Video Links - OLD LINKS (Needs to be Updated)
Bark Exfoliation of South Florida Trees
Bay Cedar (Suriana maritima)
Beach Sunflower (Helianthus ... READ MORE
Question: I recently moved to a condo and inherited this shrub. It was severely neglected but had a nice wispy look and was about three feet tall overall. The new landscaper sheared off the top I guess to make it look uniform with the rest ... READ MORE
A: This information was assembled by Candace Bridgewater, one of the Nassau County Master Gardener volunteers. It is advisable to use gloves when handling the seeds of sagos and coonties!!
1. Collect the seeds from female cones. In winter ... READ MORE
A: Coontie plants, Zamia floridana, are native to Florida and you need not worry about the plant leaching any toxin in the soil. These plants belong to the cycad family, similar to sago palms. Coonties were once used by native Indians (Seminoles) ... READ MORE
This native of Florida is also known erroneously as Zamia pumila. The feather-like, light green, leathery foliage of coontie emerges from a large underground storage root in the early years before a trunk develops. Providing a ... READ MORE