Hawaiʻi Desert-Thorn (Lycium sandwicense)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hawaiʻi Desert-Thorn
Give a thumbs up ʻAeʻae
Give a thumbs up ʻAkulikuli Kai
Give a thumbs up ʻAkulikuli ʻOhelo
Give a thumbs up ʻOhelo Kai

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 36-48 inches
Fruit: Showy
Other: bright red
Fruiting Time: Late fall or early winter
Flower Color: Other: single small tubular flowers are whitish or bluish to pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter

photo by Forest & Kim Starr

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