Madagascar Screw Pine (Pandanus utilis)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 20-30 ft.
Plant Spread: 12-20 ft.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Spring
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Winter
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Resistances: Salt tolerant

a most unusual sight - Pandanus in full bloom.

Comments:
Posted by Dutchlady1 (Sunny Naples, Florida - Zone 10a) on Dec 8, 2011 10:14 AM

Do not make the mistake of planting a young plant in a small space; this tree gets HUGE!

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