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Koa

Acacia koa

Large tropical tree world-renowned for its beautiful red-orange-brown wood, often used in fine furniture.

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Seeds are now available at our seed store.

Description

Large tree to 100-120ft. Koa grows native in mid elevation rain forests.

Hardiness

It can survive cooler temperatures and the occasional frost.

Growing Environment

Does best with lots of rainfall throughout the year.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

One of the most beautiful woods in the world, koa wood is expensive and used in furniture and woodworking.

Native Range

Native to the Hawaiian Islands.

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