Martin's Yard and Garden
October
Feature YardTalk

Monkey Pod Tree

One of our favorite trees is one we cannot even grow. I guess that only makes sense as I usually want the unattainable. Like that old Hoosier saying goes, "the grass is always greener on the other-side of the road." I fell in love with Queen Palms in Florida and Monkey Pods in Hawaii, now all I can do is "Stare across the road" and dream. As you can see in the picture we took outside of Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Monkey Pod is a large graceful tree with wide spreading branches. It just seems to shout, "Come sit under me"! (Click to Continue)
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