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Common Screwpine
Scientific Name: Pandanus utilis Bory
Family: Pandanaceae
Common Screwpine (Pandanus  utilis) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Madagascar, Mauritius

Growth Habits: Branched evergreen shrub to 20 feet tall (6 m)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water

Propagation: Seeds

Common Screwpine (Pandanus  utilis)

Cultural Practices:
Fertilizer is generally not necessary. Trimming a screw pine is tricky because branches don't have dormant buds. If you cut the terminal growing area, the branch will not grow anymore, it will stay a a stump. For this reason, cut the branches you need to cut where they will be the least noticeable.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Seeds should not be covered, they should be placed face up in the growing medium at a temperature of at least 80F (27C). They germinate in 2 to 3 months.

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