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Natives Plants of Florida are the way to go!

If you are in South Florida, where the heat of the Summer can be brutal, or in any sunny and salty island in the Caribbean, you have probably struggled with a plot of land that gets the worst that the weather can throw at it: drought, rain, saltiness, wind... Luckily for us, Florida native plants have no problem living under these circumstances, plus they do not require much maintenance once established. Here at Island Tropical we have two acres of land designated only to the cultivation of these types of plants. With many varieties to choose from, we are your one stop shop if you are in the look for Florida Native Plants. Give us a call 305 245 0010 to get a detail list of all the varieties that we grow, you can also request to join our mailing list to get monthly updates and promotions. If you are in the Caribbean do not hesitate to contact us, we are experienced exporters and have the right plants that will thrive in your Island. If you are near by don't miss the opportunity to stop by and tour our Nursery guided by one of our friendly employees.

Current August Availability

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Island Tropical Foliage

We are a 30 acre nursery located in Homestead, Florida. We work with a wide variety of customers in the U.S. and Caribbean, providing wholesale plants, trees, and nursery supplies to retail garden centers, landscapers and landscape architects, home builders, commercial and residential builders, developers, hotels and resorts, and plant brokers. We’ve built a reputation for high quality and excellent customer service. Thank you for visiting our website! We warmly welcome you, and hope you’ll contact us with any questions you may have, or to request a quote for your next order.

Featured plants for August 2018: Cissus Incisa (Marine Ivy), Ernodea Littoralis (Beach Creeper)and Jamaican Caper

Cissus Incisa or Marine Ivy is a rapid-growing semi-evergreen vine that belongs to the grape family. It grows in open woods and salt marshes throughout the state of Florida from where it's native. It grows 12 feet long from tuberous roots and semi-woody base. Ernodea Litoralis or beach creeper is a native from South Florida mostly used as ground cover in dry open areas along the coast. Is a high drought tolerant that does not require any supplemental water once established. Capparis cynophallophora or simply Jamaican Caper is a small tree in the caper family that is native to the neotropics. Fruits are long and split to release several large seeds.

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