Wili Wili (Sandwicensis)

The Wili Wili (Sandwicensis) is generally described as a perennial tree. This is native to the U.S. (United States) has its most active growth period in the fall and winter and spring . The Wili Wili (Sandwicensis) has green foliage and inconspicuous orange flowers, with a moderate amount of conspicuous red fruits or seeds. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the summer, with fruit and seed production starting in the fall and continuing until winter. Leaves are not retained year to year. The Wili Wili (Sandwicensis) has a long life span relative to most other plant species and a moderate growth rate. At maturity, the typical Wili Wili (Sandwicensis) will reach up to 30 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of 30 feet.

The Wili Wili (Sandwicensis) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by bare root, container, seed. It has a slow ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have medium vigor. Note that cold stratification is not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below 50°F. has high tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.

Plant Basics
Category
Growth Rate Moderate
General Type Tree
Growth Period Fall, Winter, Spring
Growth Duration Perennial
Lifespan Long
Plant Nativity Native to U.S.
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Physical Characteristics
Bloom Period Summer
Displays Fall Colors No
Shape/Growth Form Single Stem
Drought Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Height When Mature 30
Vegetative Spread None
Flower Color Orange
Flower Conspicuousness Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Seasonality Fall Winter
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Gardening Characteristics
Propagations (Ways to Grow) Bare Root, Container, Seed
Moisture Requirements Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Minimum Temperature 50
Soil Depth for Roots 36
Toxic to Nearby Plants No
Toxic to Livestock No
After-Harvest Resprout Ability Yes
Responds to Coppicing No
Growth Requirements
pH Range 5.5–7 pH
Precipitation Range 25–25 inches/yr
Planting Density 200–400 indiv./acre
Soil Textures Coarse, Fine, Medium
Soil Depth for Roots 36
Minimum Frost-Free Days 365 day(s)
Salinity Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Sustainability & Use
Leaf Retention No
Fire Resistant No
Causes Livestock Bloating None

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA