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Calusa Palms Nursery, LLC

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This vendor comes to a number of the local plant sales in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area.  He typically carries a wonderful selection of palms, including Jamaican Tall, Maypan, and Malayan Dwarf coconut palms.


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Marc is a very kind and knowledgeable man. He carries a nice variety of well-grown palms and tropicals at affordable prices, even more than what is listed on his website. He vends at many FL gardening events, but also holds sales on-site (I highly suggest you sign up for his mailings, either email or snail mail). I have been incredibly pleased with each plant I've purchased from him.

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