Central Florida Tree List
The Central Florida region includes the following counties: Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Marion, Sumter, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, Okeechobee and St. Lucie, which include USDA Hardiness Zones 9A and 9B. Trees growing in our Gainesville plot that are also capable of growing in this region are listed below. Not all trees in this list will grow in all areas in Central Florida. This is not meant to be a complete list of small trees that are capable of growing in this region. Click on Urban Tree Selection in the contents to select more trees for this region.
Some trees on this list are too large for planting near power lines. Check details of each tree before planting near wires.