With a name like Plant City, you can bet this town is home to something special. The city is known as the world's winter strawberry capital. Every year, it hosts the Florida Strawberry Festival in February or early March. People from all over the United States come to Plant City to indulge in the freshest of strawberry produce. Wishnatzki Farms is the state's largest strawberry producer and the company has a strong presence in the city. Since it's the world's winter strawberry capital, it's safe to say the region has mild winters. The region is considered to have a humid subtropical climate. Even in the middle of winter, the city's average temperature is about 61 degrees Fahrenheit.

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If you love open space and plenty of strawberries, Plant City, Florida is a great place to purchase a home. The region has many available properties from multiple bedroom houses to mobile homes. There are also a multitude of open lots that are perfect for building that perfect farmhouse or dream home. Plant City has a few brand new houses for those who want to start completely fresh. If you are more concerned with the price tag, consider one of the great foreclosed properties to save on expenses.

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