[permaculture] Perennial Ground Covers for Hawaii...etc.

georg parlow georg at websuxxess.com
Sun Mar 10 03:52:31 EST 2002


> Some varieties fix nitrogen.  I'd call it a (non-native)
pioneer
> species in Hawai'i, as it quickly colonizes raw/disturbed open
areas
>..
> some varieties are durable and others not very durable
(according to

there is an ironwood casuarina native in fiji, and it is very
durable, used for houseposts set in the ground as is. and it is
_hard_ i tell you. i you dont work it right after felling (which
is quote a job as well) you can forget it.

georg





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