General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: Prostrate to erect habit, 2 to 80 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 40 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 1/4 inch cup-like capsule containing numerous dust-like seeds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Red
Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
5"-6"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Other: Sporadically throughout the year
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: 7 to 14 days
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Layering

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Common names
  • Lehua
  • ʻOhiʻa Lehua
  • ʻOhiʻa

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Location: Kaua'i
Date: 2014-06-24
Location: Kaua'i
Date: 2014-06-24
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