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This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)When you’re in the market for a privacy hedge here in South Florida, there are a couple of things to consider. For example: the density of the foliage, the growth rate, their size and of course the amount of water that they will require. Furthermore, the choice should also consider the aesthetics of the hedge that best suits your garden. But before we dive deep into the attributes of a specific privacy hedge. We should first understand what it means to have a privacy hedge in your yard. As they are not only to define property guidelines, but they also help enhance architecture. Furthermore, they provide an ideal bird habitat, highlight paths and walkaways and reduce noise and dust pollution. What to look for in a privacy hedge? So, what is the basics when you’re choosing a privacy hedge for your home? First of all, density is a big quality to have in mind, as it is important to create a good sturdy hedge to block out unwanted views. Also, consider height, it is important to choose wisely.As you need to decide if you want privacy for the second story windows of your house or just something lighter. Finally, an although it’s not a must, it is a recommendation for the privacy hedge to be evergreen as it will provide a solid year-round protection. Callophyllum Brasiliensis vs Pimenta Racemosa With what was said in mind, we’ve decided at TreeWorld to compare two of our top choices for the matter. The Callophyllum has been utilized much more in the last 25 years; but the incoming Bayrum is already moving to the top at extremely fast pace. Pimenta Racemosa (Bayrum Tree) The first runner up is Pimenta Racemosa (Bayrum) which although is not a usual privacy hedge, it has become a fairly popular for this application over these past few years. This Caribbean native, of moderate growth rate is strong, and wind-resistant; besides this tree has few pests which makes it a top choice for any garden. Moreover, it is highly aromatic, permeating the outdoor with a distinct sweet and spicy note once leaves are crushed. Foliage is also breathtaking is a big bonus for this evergreen. As, leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy above dull below, entire, obovate in shape. Showing off a smooth grayish to light brown bark, which peels off to reveal pinkish under bark. You might say that the only downside or maybe in some cases a “plus” of the Bayrum for a privacy hedge is its slender columnar growth habit; that does not take up a lot of space. Reason why to make a dense hedge you will need more of them. Callophyllum Brasiliensis (Brazil Beautyleaf) Our second contestant, is the South American native Calophyllum Brasiliensis (Brazil Beautyleaf) that different from the Pimenta Racemosa (Bayrum) has a dense rounded crown, covering a lot more space. It also displays a thick dark maroon to brownish bark, with thin furrows, and peels off in small rectangular flakes. Exuding an aromatic scent naturally but not as strong as the bay rum. Also, they […]Read more
This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)As much as we like our exotic trees, we must say that here at TreeWorld how important native species are still important to us. And even if many take them for granted, we think it should be a priority to acknowledge their importance and value to our environment. First and foremost, we need to start by defining what native means, when we are talking about trees and shrubs in South Florida. A native tree is one that has not been introduced by man, at least not in the last millennium and occurs naturally. We can compare or resemble this concept to the roots or base of our (eco) system. Perhaps the most important thing to understand when you say something occurs in a natural manner is that it is in sync with the atmosphere; meaning its characteristics are a perfect match to the climatic conditions, necessary soil mycorrhiza, among other variables. But there are many more reasons to consider planting a native tree in your backyard! And because it is all about the optics, we decided to explore three main ones. Starting off with how trees perform ecologically as on of the trees is to help people and animals. As trees absorb airborne pollutants such as carbon dioxide, ozone, carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide. They also reduce erosion by slowing rainfall and holding water within their systems, and release moisture into the air. Native Trees and their role with Local Wildlife Moreover, the most important aspect of native trees within their environment is that they help with local wildlife, as they provide the perfect food and shelter for them to thrive. Reason why when there is a lack of native trees, many populations of animals and insects become endangered and this is something we don’t want. The Economic Aspect Furthermore, there is the economic point, as trees provide shade which helps cool down the environment, saving energy. Specially during summer months of harsh sun. Also, they become a popular shield or as we best know it as windbreaks. As we follow up on this point, we must say that native trees perform great, as they have adapted naturally to the climate. For instance, Coccoloba Uvifera (Sea Grape) native to South Florida is perfect for sea sides, as it not only sturdy, but it also enjoys full sun and has a high salt tolerance. Social Pride Finally, but not leas important among native trees there is the appeal and how the community socially integrates them, as they inspire civic pride and contribute to environmental awareness. One of our most appealing natives, is the Guaiacum Sanctum (Florida Lignum), best known for its lovely blooms, that fade from deep to light blue as they age and tend to cover the whole tree making it a real showstopper. Native Trees Selection So, taking all this into consideration if you are on the look for a new tree, don’t miss our South Florida native tree list at TreeWorld Wholsale Ardisia escallonioides (Marlberry) Byrsonima lucida (Locust Berry) Coccoloba diversifolia (Pigeon Plum) Coccoloba uvifera (Sea Grape) Lysiloma Latisiliquum (Wild Tamarind) […]Read more
This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)Spring Flowering Trees in South Florida and the Caribbean! When streets start blooming and turning its colors with vivid hues you know spring has arrived. And, even though many don’t call our winters real, as they are more a winter – spring combo. We do take spring seriously mostly for its true colors! So, at Florida when temperature rises, we definitely enjoy our time outdoors, specially in our gardens. This why, at TreeWorld Wholesale, we’ve taken the time to write our top 5 best spring flowering trees in South Florida for the season: Tabebuia (Handroanthus) Season Our first runner up is not a specific specie, is the Handroanthus genus that belongs to the Bignoniaceae family and consist of 30 species of trees. Which area known not only for being vividly colored, but because you can choose from a large palette. As you can find from delicate whites, to vibrant yellows. All mesmerizing specially during this season. As this moderate size trees tend to stand out in striking contrast to the almost monochromatic green. Some of the varieties you can find in our nursery are: Tabebuia Bahamensis (white tabebuia), Tabebuia Caraiba (Yellow Trumpet), Tabebuia Chysotricha (Golden Trumpet), Tabebuia donnell-smithii (Primavera tree), Tabebuia Guayacan, Tabebuia Heterophylla (Pink Trumpet), Tabebuia Roseoalba (White Ipe) and Tabebuia Impetiginosa (Purple Trumpet) Bauhinia X Blakeana (Hong Kong Orchid) This Indian native with a wide canopy is definitely vibrant and colorful! Actually, the Hong Kong Orchid is popular because of its striking flowers with are up to 15 cm wide purple to magenta with delicate veins of lighter shades setting up the perfect spectacle. Also, leaves are of the bauhinia genus – beautiful, simple, “butterfly-like”, and bilobate in shape. A great addition for lawns and patios and any South Florida garden! Cassia Bakeriana (Pink Cassia) This spectacular tree slowly becomes a cascade of pink-purple flowers with yellow stamens, that delicately wrap around along its feathery branches, creating 4-10” long drooping racemes! Native to Myanmar and Thailand, this semi-deciduous small bush or tree, tends to drop its leaves in late winter in order to push new growth in early spring. Bombax Ceiba (Red Silk Cotton) A stunner thanks to its showy 5-petaled red to orange-red flowers about 7, which mostly bloom in clusters although they can also bloom in a single manner. Moreover, the fruit is also up to 6 inches (15.24 cm) long, filled with a cottony fiber into which small brown seeds are embedded. Making this large, spiny, deciduous tree stand out in the crowd, as it ads texture to the landscape. Spathodea campanulata (Red/Yellow African Tulip) Either with its blooms red or yellow the African Tulip is quite captivating! With its large and open, round crown. This evergreen tree, has green, pinnate leaves, made up of 5-19 oval leaflets and overall, 1-2 feet long. Which partner with flowers that are borne at the branch tips with a crinkle texture. About 2-inch long and bell-shaped with fuzzy buds filled with water. BONUS Spring Flowering Tree Poitea Florida (Wattapama) This attractive and festive tree definitely deserves a spot on the list! […]Read more
This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)An ultimate gardener’s favourite – tabebuia – blooms in the local landscapes. People passing by these trees generally get confused as to which kind of tree it is. Pink or yellow, they are the tabebuia trees in South Florida. But what is a tabebuia tree you ask? It is a flowering tree that develops into a medium to small size native to South and Central America and the West Indies. The interesting thing about the genus Tabebuia (Handroanthus) is that 100 types of trees come under it. Most are smaller in size that grows up to 25 feet (7.5m.) or even less while some grow a bit taller up to 16- feet (49 m.). When we say, “trumpet trees”, it refers to the blooms of the tree that are tubular and frilled on the top with several stamens. In addition, you’ll come across the names “tree of old” or “seed pods” that point towards the varieties of golden flowers. During the cold season, the flowers dangle in the winter interest. In the warmer areas, it’s easy to look after the Tabebuia tree. Once the tree flowers, it leaves a lot of seeds, hence the name seed pods. The different species of this tree never fails to please the viewers. Regardless of the colour variation, Tabebuia trees in south Florida grow perfectly under full sun. Another fact adding to its amazing features is that the tree grows as a drought-tolerant tree. So, even during dry times, these trees grow every week or two. Tabebuia Tree Care Tips The tree is tolerant of a variety of soils, so where you grow it must comprise a warm area with little to no cooling possibility. Even though these are drought tolerant as well, consider having fertile soil with good draining capacity. Clay, sand, loam, or any soil pH will do too when it comes to meeting the growth conditions of the Tabebuia tree. It has the ability to adapt to an extreme to little sun locations. Overall, you may not really need to worry about where and how to grow it. Moving to important aspects of tree care, here we have two things – shaping the deadwood and old stems. In warmer climates such as in Brazil, establishing Tabebuia trees (Ipe wood) as timber produces an essential commercial product. Instead of giving chemical treatments to the deck woods, the plant-Tabebuia- is used as it has properties that are disease and pest resistant, useful to carry over to the timber. All-in-all, the Tabebuia trees are attractive in appearance and adjust well to almost any growing conditions. Verdict Although the tabebuia trees in south Florida are not always easy to find, having them in your landscape is worth the effort. Saving you from the hassle, we have several options with us for you to choose from. Choose your favourite- Tabebuia Bahamensis (white tabebuia), Tabebuia Caraiba (Yellow Trumpet), Tabebuia Chysotricha (Golden Trumpet), Tabebuia Donnell-smithii (Primavera tree), Tabebuia Guayacan, Tabebuia Heterophylla (Pink Trumpet) Tabebuia Impetiginosa (Purple Trumpet), Tabebuia Rosea (Indian Cherry Blossom), Tabebuia Chrysanta (Aranguaney), Tabebuia Bahamensis (Bahama Tab) and Tabebuia […]Read more