Pandanus utilis 3
Pandanus utilis 3

Pandanus utilis
(Screw Pine)
USDA Zone: 10B - 11
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Origin: Madagascar
Type: Evergreen Tree

Typical Height: 20’-30'
(6.0–9.0mts)
Typical Spread: 12’-20’
(3.6–6.0mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: Medium
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Yellow
Flowering Season: Year-round
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Spiny
Family: Pandanaceae
Propagation: Seeds, Large cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple, Linear

Typical sizes at the nursery:
7G: Cal.1 ½”, H. 5’-7’OA, Canopy 20”-24”
15G: Cal. 2”, H. 7’-8’OA, Canopy 24”-42”
25G:Cal. 2 ½”, H. 8’-10’OA, Canopy 42”-48”
FG (10’-25’ OA)

Typical planting distance:
12'-20' O.C.

Common Uses: Tree, Edible
Category: Medium Tree

Notes: symmetrical canopy, surface roots are usually not a problem.

+ In this Photo:
Pandanus utilis
(Screw Pine)
Roots close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
Junio 2010
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/484/

http://hort.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/panutia.pdf

http://tree-species.blogspot.com/2008/06/common-screwpine-pandanus-utilis.html