Welcome to
Canterbury Farms Nursery!

We are located only 3 miles 
West of Suncoast Parkway
in Hudson

14220 Thornwood Trail,
Hudson, FL

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Please use our main entrance
on 14607 Hays Road when coming to visit

(727) 857-0242
fax: 727-857-1952

Hours of operation:
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm‎
Saturday: 7am-3pm
closed on Sundays

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& American Express accepted

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take $10 towards your next purchase

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take $20  towards your next purchase
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How To Take Care of New Tree or Landscape

Landscape shrubs & palms: Water for 20-30 minutes every day for the first 30 days.
After first 30 days, cut back to 30 minutes per day 2 times a week for next 2 weeks.
From there on out, watering once or twice (*depending on season) a week for 30 minutes is recommended.

Trees: Water for 20-30 minutes every day for the first 45 days. After first 45 days, cut back to 30 minutes per day 2 x a week for next 2 weeks.
From there on out, watering twice (*depending on the season) a week for 30 minutes is recommended for the next full year.

Very important and keep in mind… it can take newly planted landscape (especially trees) approximately one year to completely acclimate itself. Therefore, it is vital that you keep up with above suggested watering instructions. We also recommend that you water in the evening hours/sunset in order for the roots to soak up the water vs it evaporating which occurs in daylight.


We recommend fertilizing your plants, trees and palms 3 x a year (spring, summer & early fall) with a fast release, high nitrogen fertilizer. Do not fertilize in the winter as that promotes new growth and that new growth could potentially freeze should a cold front come through.

*Seasonal factors to consider:

Summer: If we are in the full swing of the summer time rains, watering can be cut back if rain is consistent. Use your discretion.
Winter: Many tree varieties go dormant (lose all their leaves) in the winter months and that does not mean you can stop watering them especially if it’s been planted within a year’s time frame. Lack of watering will cause it to die!
Spring: Dormant trees will begin to flush new foliage and growth in mid to late spring. If your tree does not show signs of new leaves and foliage, this may be signs of a tree in distress or dead due to the lack of watering. Watering is a must even in the winter!!

How To Fertilize

How to apply all purpose fast release fertilizer (12-6-8):

Individual plant:

Scatter one heaping tablespoon around circumference of plant.

Larger tree or Palm:

Scatter one level measuring cup around curcumference of plant.
Repeat fertilization 3 times a year except in winter months (November-February)

How to properly apply fruit tree and fruit bearing plant fertilizer (8-3-9):

Once a month scatter one level table spoon per foot of tree height, except in winter months (November-February)



Prices are good until August 31, 2014 or while supplies last;
Please call to confirm availability: 727-857-024  27-857-0242


  • 3 Gal. $9.95 (reg. $12 ea.)
  • 7 Gal. $17.50 (reg. $25 ea.)
  • 15 Gal. $39.95 (reg. $50 ea.)
  • 30 Gal. $69.95 (reg. 85 ea.)

Colors in stock:

Catawba (Dark Purple)
Muskogee (Lavender)
Natchez (White)
Pink Velour (Dark Pink)
Raspberry Sundae (Raspberry/Dark Pink)
Red Dynamite (Red)
Red Rocket (Red)
Sioux (Medium Pink)
Tuscarora (Watermelon Pink)


  • Abelia (in full bloom
  • Bottlebrush Bush
  • Crotons (Petra & Mammy)
  • Juniper (Gold Lace)
  • Pink Oleander (Dwarf)
  • Red Cedar
  • Red Fountain Grass
  • Red Sister (Ti Plant)
  • Split Leaf
  • Star Jasmine (in full bloom)
  • and others…


The following 7 gallons are also ready and beautiful:

  • Indian Hawthorn
  • Viburnum "O"
  • Viburnum "S"
  • Wax Myrtle



30 Gallon Bottle Palms for only $50 each! Make a fantastic accent palm!






make excellent gifts too and they start as low as $89.95

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Featured Plant
of the Month: 

Red Sister
(Ti Plant)

The Red Sister is the most popular in the Cordyline plant family with its brilliant fuchsia new growth and bronze-magenta leaves. It is commonly called the “Ti Plant.”

They show off their best color during cooler weather. They're considered a good luck plant in Hawaii where every property seems to have at least one Ti plant. With its vibrant color it is becoming a VERY popular and a common staple plant in the Florida landscape as well.

Grows to 36-48” in height and loves full sun to partial shade. Once established, it requires no additional watering and recommend fertilizing every 3 months. Jump on board and get this great punch of color in your landscape today!

3 Gal--$6.95 each
For August 2014 only, while supplies last.


Welcome to Canterbury Farms!

We proudly serve retail nurseries, landscapers, lawn care companies,
wholesale plant brokers and the general public.

Gardening tip of the month: September

Want more bloom out of your crape myrtle?

After crape myrtle has finished blooming, small cylinder seed pods/berries will form. Trim those berries off and in time, another round of beautiful blooms will appear!





Indian Hawthorn Trees
(if mild winter)
Azaleas, Indian Hawthorn bushes, Walter's Vibernum
Oleander, Indian Hawthorn Trees, Bottlebrush, Hibiscus,
Confederate Jasmine, Lantana
Crape Myrtles & Gardenia
Magnolias, Oleander, Crape Myrtles & Lantana
Magnolias, Crape Myrtles, Ruella, Ixoras & Plumbago
Ixoras, Lantana, Blue Daze, & Hibiscus.
Ixoras, Lantana, Blue Daze, Hibiscus
Lantana, Indian Hawthorn Shrubs, Muhly grass, Red Fountain grass
Bottlebrush, Loropetalum bushes and trees, Carolina Jasmine
Camellias, Star Jasmine