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Pandanus utilis - Screw Pine

Pandanus utilis - Screw Pine (Pandanus utilis - Screw Pine)

This Screw Pine is located at the Bahia Hotel on Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. Photo taken Oct. 15, 2008. Posted for Mushybanna.

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That is magnificent......

26 Apr, 2010


What a wonderful looking specimen that is.
Is it a true member of the pine family?

26 Apr, 2010



It is not in the pine family (Pinaceae). It's in the tropical family Pandanaceae. Most are native to the tropical south sea islands.

27 Apr, 2010


Andy- is this possible in Haytown? It seems to grow fast in soucal..outgrow frost?

3 Oct, 2014


Most likely this one would not grow's just too tropical. There's some other species which are hardier.

It's not very fast-growing here. In the tropics it grows faster.

4 Oct, 2014

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