And at the University of Hawaii Law School, where my Pacific Ocean Science and Technology (POST) building can be seen in the background with the blue windows:
- During a dry year, they all bloom at around this time and the flowering is spectacular.
- At maturity the tree can be 100 feet tall, taking 20 years to reach half that height.
- The wood is cherished for bowls and furniture.
- Can be propagated from seeds or cuttings.
- The flowers are trumpet or bell-shaped.
You can only barely see it, but as I finish this posting, just at the left top of this cattleya, is a bank of Gold Trees: