Considerations for Planting Tropical Trees in the Height of Summer

Florida’s tropical climate means that you can pretty much plant tropical trees and shrubs at any time of the year, except winter. Although it is best to plant most things in the early to late spring, planting in the height of summer is still possible. There are a few things to remember while you are planting tropical trees and shrubs in the summer.

Plant During Rainfall

When you first plant a tropical tree or palm in your yard, it’s going to need a lot of water. The summers in Florida are fairly rainy seasons, so it is usually recommended that you plant in the early summer. Even in the late summer, your tropical tree will get a lot of natural watering. But with the heat, it might need a little boost. Make sure you keep the soil moist and let us know if you have questions about a watering schedule. Read More