DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Native plant enthusiasts invited to annual O’ahu Arbor Day plant sale Friday at State Forestry Nursery

Posted on Nov 2, 2016 in Latest News

HONOLULU —  The public is invited to the annual Arbor Day plant sale on Friday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife O‘ahu plant nursery at 2135 Makiki Heights Dr., in Honolulu.

Native plant fans can find 4 in. – 1 gallon standard pot sized white hibiscus, ‘a‘ali‘i, red ‘ohi‘a, ukiuki, native grasses and sedges, as well as red ti.

Some of the plants available are larger (3 ft. – 5 ft.) yellow ‘ohi‘a, koa, koaia (dryland koa), and hibiscus clayi. Cash or checks are accepted, no credit cards.

People are advised to park along the lower roadway and parking area since parking at the forestry office and nursery is tight.  For more information call 973-9778.

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Resources:

DOFAW photos of:  yellow and red ‘ohi‘a, hala and kawelu grass, kokio ke‘oke‘o, red ti

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/etjs4kf2mhz4ga8/AABap30_RiYtfNvl-hm6pjgYa?dl=0

 

 

Media contact:

Deborah Ward

DLNR Communications specialist

Phone: (808) 587-0320