The following is a group of shrubs which are of value in Florida plantations because of their fruiting characteristics, especially during the winter months. Quite different from similar shrubs in northern climates, these shrubs fruit much more abundantly and retain their fruit a greater length of time in this mild climate than would be the case farther north.

Ardisia revoluta

Turkey Fruit Baccharis halimifolia

Groundsel Bush

Bixa orellana Arnalto

Carissa acuminata (T)

Natal Plum Chalcas paniculata

Orange Jasmine

Citrus deliciosa Kid Glove Orange

Citrus grandis Grape-fruit

Citrus japonica

Kumquat Citrus sinensis

Orange

Clerodendron siphonanthus Turk's Turban

Cotoneaster acuminata

Rose Box Cotoneaster frigida

Rose Box Cotoneaster pannosa

Silver-leaved Rose Box Duranta repens

Golden Dewdrop

Eleagnus pungens Silver Thorn

Eriobotrya japonica Medlar

Eugenia jambos Rose Apple

Eugenia uniflora Surinam Cherry

Hamelia erecta Scarlet Bush

Ilex cassine Dahoon Holly

Ilex opaca

American Holly

Laurocerasus caroliniana Wild Orange

Malpighia coccigera

Dwarf Barbadoes Cherry

Mangifera indica Mango

Musa Banana

Punica granatum Pomegranate

Rhodomyrtus tomentosus Downy Myrtle

Tamarindus indica Tamarind

Triphasia trifoliata Bergamot Berry