Comparative Ecosystem Benefits of Common Urban Trees and Palms in South Florida
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Keywords

trees
palm trees
urban forestry
environmental horticulture
tree planting
landscaping

How to Cite

Beckford, Marguerite, and Gary Knox. 2021. “Comparative Ecosystem Benefits of Common Urban Trees and Palms in South Florida”. EDIS 2021 (3). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep604-2021.

Abstract

This new 2-page factsheet was written to support urban forestry Extension clientele queries for information guiding Florida HOA and property owner decisions on whether to replace hardwood trees with palms, due to palms’ compact growth habit and lower leaf-shed volume, compared to hardwood trees. Written by Marguerite Beckford and Gary W. Knox, and published by the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep604-2021
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References

National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC). 2015. Ten Year Urban Forestry Action Plan: 2016–2026. https://urbanforestplan.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/FinalActionPlan_Complete_11_17_15.pdf

i-Tree. 2020. “MyTree Benefits Database.” https://mytree.itreetools.org/#/

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