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Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« on: October 02, 2021, 08:43:59 PM »
Hi,

Who do you rate as the best nursery in South Florida? And do you know any nurseries that offer the service of planting the fruit trees for you?

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2021, 10:41:37 PM »
Hi,

Who do you rate as the best nursery in South Florida? And do you know any nurseries that offer the service of planting the fruit trees for you?

Fruitscapes on Bokeelia  has provided me with more than I could ask for I highly recommend visiting them.
Also echo farms in North Fort Myers awesome nursery and farm.

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2021, 10:43:28 PM »
For Miami area I would definitely checkout Lara Farms for Camito, Mameys and much more

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2021, 11:22:17 PM »
At one time Pine Island Nursery was a leading nursery, but I haven't been there in years.
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2021, 01:33:53 AM »
Thank you so much FMfruitforest and johnb51! Im definitely going to check these out.

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2021, 08:33:21 AM »
Chris at Truly Tropical in Delray Beach and Alex at Tropical Acres in West Palm.  I also second the recommendation for Julian at Lara Farms. All 1st class nurseries.

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2021, 08:59:42 AM »
PIN is still a great nursery with a wide range of stock.

Al's Fruit Trees is another good one.

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2021, 09:58:52 AM »
Everglades Farm in Homestead...

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2021, 10:47:07 AM »
In the Homestead area, all the nurseries mentioned above are very good.  Add AG Farms and Shangri-la Farms.

In the Treasure Coast area, Trees-N-More.

Excalibur Fruit Trees, in Lake Worth, carries many items not found in the other nurseries.
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2021, 11:30:08 AM »
Shangri-la Farms does make some nice trees the trees we have gotten from Carlos have had very clean root systems. AG Nursery on 187th Ave. Arturo is a very dedicated grower, nice trees and can handle volume for commercial growers
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2021, 11:57:36 AM »
I will definitely put those nurseries on my list. What is any our your opinions about the best time of year to visit Lara or any of the other nurseries?

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2021, 12:33:07 PM »
Yes, I believe Trees-N-More has a very good stock of mango trees.
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2021, 12:49:39 PM »
+ for Trees N More. Mike has some cool stuff that may not be available elsewhere. Healthy plants. Positive past experiences.

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2021, 02:18:27 PM »
+1 for Trees N More

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2021, 02:55:04 PM »
Trees N More.
The Earth laughs in flowers. And bear gifts through fruits.
No where to plant it ...but at least I got it. ;)
F*ck squirrels and deers

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2021, 04:25:59 PM »
Is it true that Excalibur isn't what it used to be?
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2021, 05:05:17 PM »
Lara farm i the best ! Higly recomended. 

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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2021, 05:24:21 PM »
If you need to collect exceptional mango cultivars, try to check out Tropical Acres Farms in WPB and if you want to go for a bulk order within your budget, you've to step in at ZHPP nursery in Lake Worth. At Zills, you need a nursery license to make a purchase where lot of nurseries obtain their plants from around the nation. 

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« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2021, 07:12:37 PM »
If you need to collect exceptional mango cultivars, try to check out Tropical Acres Farms in WPB and if you want to go for a bulk order within your budget, you've to step in at ZHPP nursery in Lake Worth. At Zills, you need a nursery license to make a purchase where lot of nurseries obtain their plants from around the nation.
Do you happen to know what the minimum is for a bulk order from ZHPP?  I don't have a nursery license, but I know people who do.
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2021, 07:29:21 AM »
If you need to collect exceptional mango cultivars, try to check out Tropical Acres Farms in WPB and if you want to go for a bulk order within your budget, you've to step in at ZHPP nursery in Lake Worth. At Zills, you need a nursery license to make a purchase where lot of nurseries obtain their plants from around the nation.
Do you happen to know what the minimum is for a bulk order from ZHPP?  I don't have a nursery license, but I know people who do.

Last i checked a nursery license alone doesn't cut it, i no longer make the cut
But its was 50 plants per order 250 a year

May have changed back in the last 2 years though.


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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2021, 12:05:38 PM »

Hello sKhan,
I've been buying from ZHPP nursery over last 15 years or so. The prerequisite for buying would be the "License" probably, not the number of trees, I believe. I didn't meet that quota in any of those years I've been doing business with them.

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« Reply #21 on: October 07, 2021, 12:16:34 PM »

Hello sKhan,
I've been buying from ZHPP nursery over last 15 years or so. The prerequisite for buying would be the "License" probably, not the number of trees, I believe. I didn't meet that quota in any of those years I've been doing business with them.
Yeah, I know friends with license who have bought from them in the past year, and I'm pretty certain they only bought a few trees at a time.
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Re: Your favorite South Florida Nursery
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2021, 02:31:26 PM »

Hello sKhan,
I've been buying from ZHPP nursery over last 15 years or so. The prerequisite for buying would be the "License" probably, not the number of trees, I believe. I didn't meet that quota in any of those years I've been doing business with them.

I've bought plenty of trees from them in the past, last time I spoke to them they sent me back a document of their new qualifications or whatever.
So I figured it's one of these policies they use whenever demand is crazy.
I haven't really pursued again since I'm out of the mango game (at least with trees)
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« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2021, 09:42:43 PM »
If we get a Hurricane we will all be buying again and our choices will be fine tuned by our mango experiences the last few years. I have 270 mango trees with 32 varieties and if I get the chance there is 1 variety that Id like to be at least 1/2 of my trees.
So this thread I just printed out for when all of us are clamoring for trees!! Thanks

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« Reply #24 on: October 09, 2021, 08:58:14 AM »
If we get a Hurricane we will all be buying again and our choices will be fine tuned by our mango experiences the last few years. I have 270 mango trees with 32 varieties and if I get the chance there is 1 variety that Id like to be at least 1/2 of my trees.
So this thread I just printed out for when all of us are clamoring for trees!! Thanks
Don't tease us!  What variety is it??
John

 

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