Ma’o – Hawaiian Cotton

Gossypium tomentosum

Height: 2- 6 feet
Spread: 5-7 feet
Light: full sun
Water: Dry. Drought, brackish water, wind, salt spray tolerant, and heat tolerant.
Landscape uses: Can be used as a hedge, for screening, in containers, or a specimen plant.
Plant type, family and origin: A Hawaiian endemic shrub in the Malvaceae family.

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Description

Gossypium tomentosum

Endemic to main Hawaiian islands; Bright yellow flowers; To 5 ft; Drought and salt tolerant

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