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186 trees found.

SAUSAGE TREE
The sausage tree is occasionally grown as a specimen tree in larger gardens in…

Kigelia africana - photo


GIANT CRAPE MYRTLE
The giant crape myrtle has a large native range, from India to Southern China,…

Lagerstroemia speciosa - photo


AUSTRALIAN TEA TREE
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.Australian…

Leptospermum laevigatum - photo


HAOLE KOA
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.Haole koa…

Leucaena leucocephala - photo


BRAZILIAN IRONWOOD
Valued for its wood in making guitars as a subsitute for Rosewood…

Libidibia ferrea - photo


LYCHEE
Lychee is a commonly grown, medium-sized fruit tree. The fruit can be eaten raw…

Litchi chinensis - photo


CHINESE FAN PALM
A widely grown fan palm with dark, shiny leaves and drooping leaf tips on mature…

Livistona chinensis - photo


MOUNTAIN EBONY
Utility friendly tree. A small tree with a weeping habit that was planted as a street tree along…

Lysiphyllum hookeri - photo


SMOOTH-SHELL MACADAMIA
Macadamia is the only Australian species to be domesticated and become an…

Macadamia integrifolia - photo


BINGABING
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.Of the two…

Macaranga mappa - photo


PARASOL LEAF TREE
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This…

Macaranga tanarius - photo


SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA
The iconic southern magnolia is widely planted throughout California and is one…

Magnolia grandiflora - photo


MANGO
Mangos are cultivated throughout the tropical world, and hundreds of cultivated…

Mangifera indica - photo


SAPODILLA
Branches don't droop and resist breakage. The fruit can be eaten raw, or used in…

Manilkara zapota - photo


PAPERBARK OR CAJEPUT TREE
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This tree…

Melaleuca quinquenervia - photo


CHINABERRY
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.These…

Melia azedarach - photo


MELOCHIA
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This…

Melochia umbellata - photo


OHIA
Ohia is a culturally important, endemic Hawaiian tree that dominates…

Metrosideros polymorpha - photo


NONI
Utility friendly tree. This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This large…

Morinda citrifolia - photo


HORSERADISH TREE
This tree produces edible products, medicine, and oil pressed from the seeds,…

Moringa oleifera - photo


MOCK ORANGE
Utility friendly tree. The flowers of the mock orange are used for scenting teas, and almost all parts…

Murraya paniculata - photo


BANANA
Many of our modern eddible bananas come from this species, and is one of the…

Musa acuminata - photo


MADAGASCAR OLIVE
Utility friendly tree. The Madagascar olive is a small tree that thrives in seaside locations and is…

Noronhia emarginata - photo


OLIVE TREE
Native to the Mediterranean region, it does best in fertile deep soil, but also…

Olea europaea - photo


GUIANA CHESTNUT
The Guiana chestnut seed can be eaten raw or roasted. The skin of the immature…

Pachira aquatica - photo


HALA
This culturally significant, wind and salt tolerant, small tree is native to…

Pandanus tectorius - photo


YELLOW POINCIANA
The wood of the yellow poinciana has a wide variety of uses, including cabinet…

Peltophorum pterocarpum - photo


MEXICAN AVOCADO
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage. Persea americana has…

Persea americana - photo


CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.The native…

Phoenix canariensis - photo


DATE PALM
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This tree…

Phoenix dactylifera - photo


PYGMY DATE PALM
Utility friendly tree. Pygmy date palm is a small, multi-trunked palm that branches from the base. It…

Phoenix roebelenii - photo


SILVER DATE PALM
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.The silver…

Phoenix sylvestris - photo


ALLSPICE
The dried fruits of this species are used as a flavoring in a wide range of…

Pimenta dioica - photo


OPIUMA
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This fast…

Pithecellobium dulce - photo


ORIENTAL ARBORVITAE
Utility friendly tree. Needs ample water and good drainage…

Platycladus orientalis - photo


WHITE PLUMERIA
Utility friendly tree. This small tree or large shrub is commonly used as an ornamental, and grown for…

Plumeria obtusa - photo


PLUMERIA
Utility friendly tree. This popular small tree or large shrub, native to Mexico and Central America, is…

Plumeria rubra - photo


YEW PINE
This tree needs good drainage and branches don't droop and resist breakage. …

Podocarpus macrophyllus - photo


FALSE ASHOKA
In addition to being grown as an ornamental tree, the wavy-margined leaves of…

Polyalthia longifolia - photo


PANAX
Utility friendly tree. Panax is an common houseplant and widely grown as a hedge with many cultivars…

Polyscias guilfoylei - photo


LOULU PALM
Utility friendly tree. Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the…

Pritchardia hillebrandii - photo


KONA PALM
Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the…

Pritchardia maideniana - photo


FIJI FAN PALM
Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the…

Pritchardia pacifica - photo


THURSTON'S PALM
Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the Pacific…

Pritchardia thurstonii - photo


KIAWE
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This tree,…

Prosopis pallida - photo


SHAVING BRUSH TREE
This species has a swollen grayish-green trunk and palmately compound leaves. In…

Pseudobombax ellipticum - photo


STRAWBERRY GUAVA
Utility friendly tree. This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This…

Psidium cattleianum - photo


COMMON GUAVA
Utility friendly tree. This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.These…

Psidium guajava - photo


ALAHE'E
This small tree or large shrub is a Hawaiian native with glossy, dark green…

Psydrax odorata - photo


NARRA
A popular flowering shade tree and street tree also planted for reforestation in…

Pterocarpus indicus - photo


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