October 5, 2019 — Free Plant List
Held at Neem Tree Farms, 602 Ronele Drive, Brandon, 33511 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. If you can’t make it that day, we do Open Gardens most first Saturdays except for holiday weekends.
Plants in pots (limited quantities, swaps expected!)
Everglade Tomato (limited quantities)
Yellow plumeria (just one)
Milkweed (tropical for now, but native seeds are starting to come up!)
Papaya trees that fell over in all the rain we had this summer. They’re amazing, fruiting literally on the ground. They transplant well.
Elderberry (must be planted ASAP, has very shallow roots, limited quantities)
Sansevieria (full sized)
Yesterday-today-and tomorrow (also limited)
Candlestick senna — more than you can count.
False roselle, thousands and thousands ready to transplant!
Clerodendron (pagoda and bleeding heart)
Native palmetto that just popped up in the wrong spot…
Naturalized periwinkles (aka vinca)
Wild pineapple (very prickly, bring protective clothing!
Peanut butter tree — fruit is ripening now so you can try one and then take the seed home
Passion flower — fresh seeds from the most prolific vine I’ve ever seen
Daikon Radish (mooli)
Parsley & Dill — plant extras for swallowtail butterflies!
Vitex — spectacular purple flowers that are magnets for butterflies and bees
Bachelor’s Button, another magnet flower that reseeds freely
Moringa — a tree fell over in the rain and it’s growing on the ground too. Roots very easily from hardwood cuttings
Firebush — probably my favorite plant because it’s native and blooms year-round (as long as we don’t get a freeze), attracting bees, butterflies, bird and even hummingbirds
Red and purple firespike — another hummingbird favorite that blooms all winter when they’re most likely to be hanging out in Florida
Rangoon creeper — the only thing we grow that isn’t food for people or wildlife, but you’ll understand when you smell it!
Cuban oregano (already rooted)
Bush morning glory
Cuban buttercup (tunera)
Ever-bearing mulberry — great fun for kids and birds