Learning Center- Seabreeze Landscape Services
November 7, 2016
A plant that pretends to be ill has been found growing in the rainforests of Ecuador. The plants feigns sickness to stop it being attacked by insect pests known as mining moths, which would otherwise eat its healthy leaves. It is the first known example of a plant that mimics...
What are bromeliads?Bromeliads (BRO-MILL-EE-ADD) are a large family of air plants that grow in central and South America, mostly in Brazil, Ecuador, Columbia, and Panama.  Some grow in trees (called epiphytic), while others grow on rocks (saxiphytic) and in the ground (terrestrial). The best known bromeliad in the world is...
November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016
Why Bromeliads?In this recession, many people are looking for ways to save money.  One way to save a lot of money on your landscape is through the use of bromeliads (BRO-MILL-EE-AD).  Bromeliads are basically air plants that grow in the ground, on trees, and even on rocks!  They have been...
Key: IG: Intergeneric Hybrid    IS: Interspecific Hybrid*Mother plant is always listed first. Allagoptera arenaria x Butia capitata  IGArchontophoenix alexandrae x Archontophoenix cunninghamiana (aka 'Albang')  ISBasselinia gracilis x Basselinia pancheri  IS Butia capitata x Syagrus romanzoffiana (aka xButiagrus nabonnandii or Mule Palm)  IGButia capitata x Syagrus coronata  IGButia capitata x Jubaea chilensis ...
November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016
Flowering StructuresAll conventional palm species begin producing flower clusters once they reach sexual maturity (as fast as 2 years with some Chamaedorea sp. and as slow as 40-60 years with Tahina spectabilis).  Some palms are monoecious (having both male and female flowers on the same tree), while the rest of...
At Seabreeze Palms, we are leading the way into the future of landscaping with several types of new hybrid palms.  In addition to growing existing hybrids, we are engineering brand new ones that we are sure will take the landscape industry by storm.  Hybrid palms have a feature called heterosis (the...
November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016
Native palms are those that grow naturally in a certain area and have adapted to that area's climate, fauna, and surrounding environment.  Florida has the largest variety of native palm trees in the continental US.  Hawaii has the largest variety of palms of all 50 states.  North Carolina has the...
Florida has the largest variety of native palm trees out of all 49 continental states and the most palm genera out of all 50 states. Some, such as the Cabbage Palm (Sabal palmetto) are very common and number in the millions. Others, such as the Miami Palmetto (Sabal miamiensis) are...
November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016
The #1 way most people kill their indoor palms is by watering them improperly- this probably includes you!  Do your indoor palms or plants get brown tips?  Or spots on the leaves? Have you ever kept one alive for more than a year? The ProblemMost people simply pour a cup of tap...
Most people don't realize that many palms grow very well indoors.  In order to perform well inside a home, a palm has to fit a set of requirements:1) Able to grow in low light2) Does not mind being kept in a small container3) Tolerates low humidity4) Leaves are fairly resistant to...
November 7, 2016
November 6, 2016
HumidityMost palms come from tropical and sub-tropical climates throughout the world and rely on an extensive wet season and seasonally high humidity.  With the exception of Jubaea, Brahea, Sabal, Nannorrhops, Butia, Medemia, Washingtonia, Trachycarpus, Livistona, Chamaerops, and a few other species, the majority of palms thrive in a climate that...
How is the cold hardiness of a palm species ascertained?  It's simple, people grow the palm in climates that are slightly colder or harsher than the palm's natural habitat.  For example, Flame Thrower Palms (Chambeyronia macrocarpa) come from New Caledonia, which is a sub-tropical island in the South Pacific.  Collectors...
November 6, 2016
November 4, 2016
Autograph tree; Pitch Apple (Clusia rosea)Bird of Paradise Orange (Strelitzia reginae)Black Olive Shady Lady (Bucida buceras)Bougainvillea Tree (Bougainvillea sp.)Buttonwood Green (Conocarpus erectus)Buttonwood Silver (Conocarpus erectus)Cassia Tree (Cassia senna; fistula)Crape Myrtle (Lagerstoemia indica)Cypress Bald (Taxodium distichum)Dracaena Marginata/DracoFicus Tree (Ficus benjamina)Gumbo Limbo; Tourist Tree (Bursera simaruba)Holly Dahoon (Ilex cassine)Hong Kong Orchid (Bauhinia...
Acoelorraphe wrightii (Paurotis Palm; Everglades Palm)Acrocomia aculeata (Coyol Palm; Gru Gru Palm)Acrocomia crispa (Cuban Belly Palm)Actinokentia divaricataActinorhytis calappariaAdonidia merrillii (Christmas Palm)Adonidia merrillii 'Golden' (Golden Christmas Palm)Adonidia merrillii 'Variegata' (Variegated Christmas)Adonidia merrillii x Veitchia arecina (California Christmas Palm)Aiphanes caryotifoliaAiphanes horridaAiphanes minimaAllagoptera arenaria (Seashore Palm)Allagoptera leucocalyxAllagoptera campestrisAllagoptera caudescens (aka Polyandrococos c.; Buri...
November 4, 2016
October 28, 2016
One of the first questions people ask about a certain palm is its cold hardiness or cold tolerance (both mean the same thing).  This refers to the minimum temperature that a palm can withstand before it begins to freeze to death.  Different types of palms come from different parts of...
Florida's HurricanesIf you look at the trees that blow over during a hurricane, they are typically hardwoods (ie. Oaks, Olives, Pines, Cypress, etc.).  These types of trees have a large head of leaves and a wide but shallow root system.  Additionally, their branches tend to snap off and cause damage,...
October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016
How did lawns originate in the US? During the mid 20th century, Americans who visited the United Kingdom were taken by large carpets of green grass that covered properties around castles, large mansions, and other affluent areas.  These lawns survived with no added irrigation due to the mild, rainy climate. ...
Many people order tropical palm trees online because they like their vibrant colors, cool features, or rarity.  Some popular species include the Lipstick Palm or Sealing Wax Palm (Cyrtostachys renda), Seychelles Stilt Root Palm (Vershaffeltia splendida), Christmas Palm (Adonidia merrillii), Bottle Palm (Hyophorbe lagenicaulis), and Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera).  They...
October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016
NOTE: The majority of palm trees around the world live in Zones 10a through 11.  Thus, most people associate palm trees with a feeling of the tropics, the jungle, or the rainforest.  Whereas, hardwood trees and "leafy" trees are known to grow in colder climates such as seasonal ones (lose...
Reproduction  Most palms are grown from seed.  Once a palm tree reaches maturity, it begins reproducing by pushing out flowering structures.  (The palm actually tells the stem cells which would normally grow into leaf material to instead grow into an inflorescence, which is the flowering structure.  This is usually triggered...
October 28, 2016
October 27, 2016
Palm trees are actually considered by botanists to be complex grasses.  Almost all palm species have a single trunk or multiple trunks that do not branch above ground.  Palms are used in landscaping due to their tropical look and overall beauty.  Most of the 2600 species of palms in the...
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16541 Amazon Ln
Ft Myers Fl 33908
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400 NW 7th Ave #1275
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
(954) 770-0402

Elianny - Office & Scheduling: (239) 560-6923
Matt - Project Manager: (239) 994-9929
Rob - Nursery Manager: (239) 895-3115
By email: seabreezelandscapeservices@gmail.com

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  • Over 20 years of landscaping experience
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  • FL state certified plant nursery
  • Collier County Contractor License #LCC2016000128
  • Lee County Business License #0805801
  • City of Sanibel Native Vegetation Contractor (Lic #18134)

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We set up appointments at client's homes or businesses on Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm EST.

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  • We believe a landscape should increase the value and appeal of a property while costing as little time and money to maintain as possible.

  • Unlike "lawn care" companies, we are primarily focused on the design and installation aspect with the goal of saving you money on water, fertilizer, trimming, and pest control.