Exotic and Invasive Tree and Plant Removal in Palm Beach Gardens

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We love living in Florida, the Sunshine State. Year round we are both warmed and cooled by ocean breezes and we enjoy our lush subtropical climate. But we natives are not the only ones that thrive here. Florida is also home to many exotic trees and other plants. Many of these invasive plants exhibit a tendency to outgrow and push out the plant life that naturally grows here. All over the state we see non-native trees like the Mimosa, the Chinaberry and the Princess Tree.

We encounter vines such as the Cypressvine Morningglory and Kudzu. There is no shortage of exotic shrubs like the Oregon Grape and the Japanese Privet. You will find many non-native herbs here as well including Queen Anne's Lace and Sericea Lespedeza.

Many of these leafy pests bear charming names such as the Japanese Honeysuckle. Some like the Mimosa have attractive, colorful sweet-smelling blooms. However, invasives} inflict on Florida's native {plant and animal life

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Without natural checks, a non-native species can take over the native habitat, crowd out native plants, and reduce the diversity of foods available to birds and other wildlife. Many of these pests started out as ornamental plants, but once introduced have migrated via windy, storm seasons or neglectful disposal into Florida's ecosystem. They soon disrupt the natural balance.

How do you rid yourself of such non-native landscaping pests? You can remove some by pulling them out by the roots, some by mowing, others may require the use of herbicides or other culling methods.

At Total Plant Health Care we know the best way to deal with any troublesome plants that might be choking the life out of your natural and native trees and shrubs. With over 30 years of experience, Total Plant Health Care is a full service organization providing shade, fruit and ornamental tree care as well as insect, disease and fertilization programs.