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Native Arboretum

Kapok (Ceiba pentandra)

While much of St. Croix is now covered with trees that were introduced and have naturalized, this area of the Garden, containing approximately 50 species, is devoted to trees which are considered “native” according to the earliest botanical records.

It contains many examples of trees which have had commercial or economic value and have been harvested to near extinction on the island. The eventual goal of the Arboretum is to provide propagation material for the reintroduction of these native species into the wild.

Kapok (Ceiba pentandra)

Ginger Thomas (Tecoma stans)

Sandbox Tree (Hura crepitans)


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