What plants grow in subtropical areas?

Planting guide for the 3 subtropical seasons

Plant group Cool Temperate Tropical
Brassicas Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Asian greens, kohl rabi, kale, turnip, radish, rocket, mizuna
Chenopods Beetroot, silverbeet, spinach
Cucurbits Pumpkin, rockmelon, water melon, bitter melon, gourd, luffa
Grasses Maize, sweet corn

How do you plan a tropical landscape?

And with this tips, you are a few steps away from your dream tropical garden.

  1. Check your area’s climate and soil type. Email.
  2. Plan the layout and design of the garden. Email.
  3. Hunt for inspiration.
  4. Establish a shade cover.
  5. Fill the area with plants.
  6. Go for large leaves.
  7. Add bright tropical flowers.
  8. Add a water feature.

What is the best mulch for a tropical garden?

The most common types of organic materials that are used for mulching in the tropics are wood chips, rice hulls, nut shells, coconut fibre and sugar cane bagasse. In highland regions pine bark may be available too, but this is not as widely available in bulk as it usually is in temperate climates.

What is the difference between tropical and subtropical?

Tropics and Subtropics The portion of the world found between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn is known as the Tropics. The subtropics are the geographical and climatical zone of the Earth immediately north and south of the Tropics.

What zone is considered subtropical?

The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn and the 40th parallel in both hemispheres. Subtropical climate regions can exist at high elevations within the tropics, such as across the Mexican Plateau and in Vietnam and southern Taiwan.

What plants make a tropical garden?

When it comes to the lower layer, dense planting adds to the rich feeling of a tropical-style garden. TOP PICKS Bromeliad, bird’s nest fern, Philodendron ‘Xanadu’, cycad, clivia, lily turf, acalypha, aglaonema, caladium, coleus, croton, maranta, calathea and impatiens.