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La`au Kanakolu Kumamalima....35th Plant

Prunus persica

Peaches are believed native to China. This variety is now grown ornamentely in the middle elevations of Hawaii. The fruit is good, but small and usually damaged by the Mediterranean Fruit Fly. The family of Roses, Rosaceae , includes many common fruits and berries: Peach, Plum, Strawberry, Blackberry, Raspberry, Apple, Cherry and Almonds....none of which are native to Hawaii but the Papa `Ohelo, or Hawaiian Strawberry, and the `Akala, or Hawaiian Raspberry.

Kekahi La`au Aku NO

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