Purchasing Palms Central Florida

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by boland398, May 16, 2008.

  1. boland398

    boland398 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I need to purchase some palms ( christmass/queen/ect) for a project. Where is the best place to start looking to get some at a price where I will not lose my shirt. I live in the central florida area if that makes a difference. Thanks.
  2. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    Tropic Traditions, located in Newberry, just West of Gainesville is a nice place. They have a website that has their trees on it but I would give Jim a call and ask him if he has what you need.
  3. fool32696

    fool32696 LawnSite Senior Member
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    If you're ever on the turnpike, there's a big palm supplier that is located right next to a toll plaza in Leesburg. That would probably be a little closer for you. mrbray101, what's the name of your company?
  4. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    I used to have a maintenance business here (gainesville) while I was in school. I had some family issues I had to pay for and ended up selling the few commercial accounts I had and almost all my equipment. I've been working for Top Dog Lawns in town for 3 years now while I attend UF. He does maintenance for about 12 large apartment complexes in Gainesville and Landscaping around town.
  5. brownings

    brownings LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    get your USDA stock dealer license and get them from a plant broker wherever you live.

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