Growing fruit is a wonderful way to enjoy fragrance, shade and the pleasures of an edible garden. These ideas for design and plantings should get you started on a Florida fruit garden.

Plant List

A. Navel orange (Citrus sinensis 'Navel') (1)

B. Celeste fig (Ficus carica 'Celeste') (1)

C. Key lime (Citrus aurantiifolia 'Key Lime') (1), in 24 to 30"-wide container

D. Meiwa kumquat (Fortunella crassifolia 'Meiwa') (1), on small trellis

E. Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) (1), plant at least two varieties for pollination and space 3-1/2 feet apart

F. Paul Ecke purple passion fruit (Passiflora edulis 'Paul Ecke') (1), on arbor

G. Southern Home muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia 'Southern Home') (1), on large trellis

H. Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa), as needed to fill openings in strawberry jar

I. Yellow anise (Illicium parviflorum) (1), plant 3-1/2 feet apart

J. Dwarf Asian jasmine (Trachelospernum asiaticum) (22), plant two feet apart

K. New Gold lantana (Lantana camara 'New Gold') (1), plant 2-1/2 feet apart

Use this garden plan to design and choose suitable edibles to grow in the Florida landscape.


1. Patio: 8' diameter, brick, concrete pavers or stone
2. Arbor: 4' wide x 2' to 3' deep
3. Large trellis: 5' wide x 5 to 6' tall
4. Small trellis: 3' wide x 4' tall
5. Container: 2' to 2-1/2' wide
6. Strawberry jar: with multiple openings
7. Stepping stones How to install your landscape plan Check out other garden plans.

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