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Alahe‘e -Canthium odoratum -RUBIACEAE
(Indigenous to Hawaii, Micronesia, South Pacific)

Canthium odoratum

LIFE FORM:   Small flowering tree, many flowers and purple fruits.

ELEVATION RANGE: 0-1,000 feet

ENVIRONMENT:   Warm temperatures, dry to mesic environments, well drained soil or sand.

Why grow this?


Alahee is an attractive landscaping addition; it provides shade and is attractive to birds and bees.   It has been known for its dense, hard wood. 

 Canthium odoratum


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