Growing in Hawaii - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 02-11-2011, 11:16 PM - Thread Starter
kjoberk's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Ewa Beach, HI
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

We recently moved to Hawaii from the Pacific Northwest and when we were getting ready to move, I decided that I wanted to start gardening...but I want to garden fruits/veggies/produce and not flowers. I've seen tons of books on growing flowers and trees, but does anyone have any experience growing produce or can point me in the right direction (books, websites, etc.)?

kjoberk is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 2 Old 03-14-2011, 07:29 PM
cloudswinger's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 697
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Think tropical fruits and heat tolerant veggies. Seasons are completely different for the produce you may be used to. Also depends on which island, and how far up, since there are micro climes and areas that are cooler. There are also import restrictions on plants/seeds into Hawaii. Check with the local county extension office. They should be the first place you look for local growing information. They might have a website too...


Bananas and Papaya are generally pretty easy to grow. Pineapples, but those are slow and fruit every other year. There are so many other fruits, but that all depends on whether you like them or not.

cloudswinger is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 8,199

9 members and 8,190 guests
agentofchaos , AllTomorrowsParties , katelove , malehirt23 , sciencemum , shantimama , Shmootzi
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.