Seaside Gardening Guide
5 Trees to Plant by the Sea
What works (and what doesn't) when it comes to planting trees by the shore.
Sabal palmettoPlant: Sabal palmetto
This official Florida state tree boasts a higher wind resistance than any other palm, according to a research study conducted by Mary Duryea, University of Florida associate dean of research.
Reconsider: Washington fan palm
It scored low marks on a wind-resistance study, and is susceptible to uprooting in storm-prone regions.