HOW TO BUY A FARM OR ORANGE GROVE FOR SALE IN FLORIDA

Citrus groves have for decades been one of the most important industries in Central Florida. Citrus can include oranges, grapefruit, mandarin varieties, etc. Selling citrus groves is a very interesting vocation and it is important to recognize location, soils, elevations, etc. I service my current listings or I can find one for you.

Buying land in Florida warrants some research. You should decide the preferred location in Florida and the type of farming you would like to do.

Persons interested in considering buying land for a citrus grove or purchasing an existing grove may want to do some research, if you’re looking for a property, we’d love to assist you with that.

RESEARCH AND QUESTIONS

The information should include information on crops you would like to grow, preferred location and decide if you are going to do all the work yourself or turn management over to a local professional.

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TOPOGRAPHY AND LOCATION

The location for citrus and other fruits and vegetables will help determine the success of your investment as Florida is primarily Florida hardiness zones 9b and 10b.

Florida Hardiness Zones for Selected Cities and Locations

Elevation, soil type, condition of the property to determine expense of preparing for intended crop, is the property in a flood zone and if so, is there adequate drainage?

AVAILABLE WATER FOR IRRIGATION

Does the property have a well of adequate size to provide necessary irrigation, is it properly permitted, is it powered by diesel, propane or electric? Is the system micro-jet, drip or overhead irrigation that should probably be converted?

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s online permitting system

 

EXPERIENCE IN MARKETING FLORIDA FARMS FOR SALE

This office has been assisting Buyers and Sellers since 1974 and this experience will be helpful to anyone looking for assistance in the Florida market for pasture, ranches, horse farms or growing produce.

Adsit Co., Inc., Mary L. Adsit, Realtor has been selling land in Florida since 1974. If you would like to “Own Florida”, don’t hesitate to Contact us.