Locating Tropical Pacific Island Trees For Purchase. - Knowledgebase Question

Mckinleyville, CA
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Question by western3
April 28, 2001
can you help me find the following two species of tropical trees for purchase 1. Cook Island Pine (Araucaria columnaris) and koa (Acacia koa). Both are grown exetnsively in Hawaii. Cook Ilsand pine is nonindigenous to Hawaii, but grown there extensively for its landscaping value and symetrical form. Koa is native to Hawaii and very valuable for its lumber. Thank you.

Answer from NGA
April 28, 2001
Thank you for providing the Latin names. A plant source database search showed the following. You will need to check with them directly for current availability.

Araucaria columnaris:

Glasshouse Works Church Street, P.O. Box 97 Stewart, OH USA 45778-0097 Telephone 740-662-2142


Future Forests P.O. Box 428 Holualoa, HI USA 96725 [email protected]

Hudson, J. L., Seedsman Star Route 2, Box 337 La Honda, CA USA 94020 [email protected]

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