Growing fruit doesn’t need to be complicated. Several fruit trees in Central Florida, particularly the Gulf Coast region, do exceptionally well. In the following chart, we take Tampa Bay residents’ four favorite fruit trees and give a simple breakdown of when as well as in what soil and light to plant them, along with how much water and fertilizer they need. We also list each tree’s average fruiting season. Without further ado, the guide:
This chart is meant to be used as a general guide. Many factors should be considered when planting any tree including its species and age. A gardener’s patience and care also make a difference. We hope you find the chart helpful and handy to use for many seasons to come.
As always, if you have questions, reach out to the Professor Green Thumb team. Helping you live your best life outdoors is what we do best.