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Mugenia

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Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« on: September 02, 2017, 09:39:43 AM »
Folks,

Is Florida Hill Nursery legit? I am planning to buy some hua moa plantains and Muscadine grapes to plant at my dad's place. Thanks!

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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2017, 12:08:57 PM »
How ironic, I had just ordered from Florida Hill for my first time and happened to order a hua moa myself. It was just delivered 20 minutes ago and was a very sad looking banana tree for the price I paid. Looked to be neglected with a pencil thin pseudostem and one leaf. I will not order from this nursery again.

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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2017, 02:50:53 PM »
Palm city's response made me feel iffy. I ended up buying one hua moa banana from Aloha Nursery.
 

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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2019, 09:38:04 PM »


I just received my order of some very fragle plants from Florida Hill Nursery, and I can't be more pleased!
They came across the entire continent, then across a body of water which is equal to the same distance, and they look fresh and well cared for at the time they were packed, and it shows.
I can certainly tell that this company has employees who care about what they do and how the plants look when they arrive. There have been times when mail-order companies don't care for their plants even before they get into the shipping containers, and it shows. Florida Hill really takes care, and I've been a returning customer for many years, and this is what I always get. Even though it shipped 5,000 miles. (SEE PHOTO ATTACHED),

Of all of the mail order companies out there, I certainly would rate the Speed, The Freshness/Health, and the Quality of the plants to be top-notch. It doesn't hurt that Spring Hill is also affordable, which allows me to get a few more plants while I'm at it.
I give Florida Hill a strong "A" for my overall experience, and that doesn't happen too often with all these new companies popping up. :)

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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2019, 08:57:14 AM »
I have ordered bananas from them several times. They have the worst communication for an online store I have ever dealt with. Unreachable by email or their messaging system. That said, no problem with orders I have made except you never know when its going to arrive. Everything was packed well and has grown no problem.

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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2019, 10:53:23 AM »
The plants are ok and price is cheap but I hear he will send you wrong banana plants.  Ive got 8 or so banana plants from them Im growing out to see if they are what they should be.  So far everything looking ok.  Dwarfs are dwarfing, reds are redding etc...
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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2019, 11:56:12 AM »
I think this is the place Charles Malki from IV Organics uses.
I've heard of people having mixed reviews but ultimately always getting their plants.
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Re: Is Florida Hill Nursery Hill Legit?
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2019, 12:56:44 PM »
https://www.bbb.org/central-florida/business-reviews/nurseries-plants-trees/florida-hill-nursery-in-debary-fl-90140726

http://forums.gardenweb.com/discussions/1483808/any-experience-with-florida-hill-nursery


I order from them once. I will never order from them again.

1. they do not reply to your emails.
2. they take forever to ship
3. I order 4 small seedlings (1 everberrying mulberry, 2 passion fruit, and 1 drawf payapa).  The papaya, the top was all dried, and dead.  There was no way it will recover with the top gone.  Since they do not reply to emails. I just took it as a lost.

One good thing is that the mulberry and passion fruit were about 6" long, are thriving and giant.

 

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