Category: Under the Jakfruit Tree

Rare & Unusual Tropical Trees & Plants, Flowering, Fruit, Native, Palm, Bamboo, Heliconia, Hummingbird, Butterfly

Jackfruit

No matter how you spell it, Jakfruit or Jackfruit, Artocarpus heterophyllus is the largest fruit that grows on a tree in the world.  It is native to India, but it has been cultivated throughout Southeast Asia and right here in our own backyard of South Florida. The fruit grows on the trunks of the trees…
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May 12, 2024 0

Inventory Reduction Sale

Richard Lyons Nursery is having weekly sales on select plants. Stop by the nursery and enquire about which plants have been reduced to save you money on your landscaping needs.


February 24, 2024 0
Sapodilla in a bowl

Fresh Fruit For Sale

Richard Lyons Nursery currently has Sapodilla fruit ready to pick from many trees. All fruit is $3.00 per pound.


January 13, 2024 0

Skyblue Clustervine

Jacquemontia pentanthos is a native to South Florida occurring in Collier, Monroe, Dade, and Broward counties. It is a member of the Morning Glory Family (Convolvulaceae). It is a perennial woody vine with very tiny leaves and flowers. While the flowers are small, they are bright blue with white centers, born in abundance year-round contrasting…
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January 7, 2024 0

Porterweed

Three different Porterweed species, one native, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Blue Porterweed), and two non-native species, Stachytarpheta miniacea (Red Porterweed) and Stachytarpheta mutabilis (Giant Pink Porterweed). All three of these plants are excellent nectar sources for butterflies and hummingbirds. They vary in size from the native blue porterweed growing to 1-2 feet, the red porterweed 2-3 feet,…
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December 17, 2023 0