This week in Wilcox’s blog post we’d like to shed a little bit of light on an amazing organization that we are proud to be a part of. Native Plant Horticulture Foundation The Native Plant Horticulture Foundation was founded as an offshoot of FANN which you may know as the Florida Association of Native Nurseries. […]
Hey guys, welcome back. We’re here again at Bonner Park and we’re going to talk about one of our most iconic important but also kind of misunderstood ecosystems, the mangrove ecosystem. So, the mangrove ecosystem actually covers about 469,000 acres, mostly in Central and South Florida. And they’re also responsible for providing nursery habitat for […]
Davis from Wilcox Nursery and special guest Mallory Fostter of Wisehands LLC give you tips on home gardening with native plants.
Florida privet or Forestiera segregata is a wildlife attracting superstar. So Florida privet can grow about 10 to 15 feet tall and eight to 10 feet wide, will grow in full sun to part shade and is salt and drought tolerant. It flowers all year round with a peak in late winter or early spring […]
The slash pine, also known as Pinus elliottii is a fast-growing evergreen tree. The splash pine generally in this area is 50 to 60 feet tall and about 30 to 35 feet wide. It likes full sun and part sun environments and can grow in soils as different as loam, sand, or even occasionally wet […]
This plant hearkens back to prehistoric times as the only cycad native to North America. The Coontie is a nearly indestructible plant that you can put almost anywhere. So Zamia integrifolia, also known as the Coontie is a slow-growing evergreen pom like shrub that grows about three to four feet tall and about three to […]
Hey everyone, welcome back to the nursery. I wanted to do a quick little video today because we hear a lot of things in the nursery, a lot of questions we get asked, but there’s a couple of things that come up quite a bit, a lot of misconceptions about native plants. So, uh, let’s […]