Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30-40 foot spread at maturity
Light: full sun
Water: Dry. Tolerant of waterlogged soil, drought, brackish water, wind, salt spray, and heat.
Landscape uses: Great shade tree, can be used for screening or hedge, or in a container. An easy to grow and care for tree. Great for coastal sites.
Plant type, family and origin: Native to Hawaii and in the Malvaceae family.
Possibly indigenous but certainly “canoe’ plant; To 30-40 feet tall and wide; Full sun; Recovers slowly from pruning; Yellow flowers; This is an excellent tree for coastal properties that constantly battle with wind and salt spray