Brought by the Polynesians to the Hawaiian islands, this canoe plant is often seen in Hawaii, a common ornamental in the tropics. This lush plant can grow up to 50 feet but usually reach only 30 feet in height with a 20-foot spread. It puts out seeds every 20 years which resemble runners.
Not only is ‘Ohe valuable to soil erosion control, but it is also used in woodworking, medicinally, and is edible.
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