Scientific Name: Pritchardia spp. P. hillebrandii, P. remota, P. schatauerii
Native Hawaiian Endemic, Uncommon to Endangered
Description: 19 different species of Loulu are native to the Hawaiian Islands. Depending on the species, they can be as short as 4 ft. to up to a 100 ft. tall.
Cultural Use: The seeds were a source of food for early Hawaiians. The trunks were used in construction, leaves used as umbrellas, thatching, and also in a cliff jumping/gliding game.
Landscape Uses and Care: Full Sun – Partial Shaded – Minimal Watering – Easy CareLoulu, Loulu Lelo, Loulu Hiwa, Hawane