Loquat trees are like other Hawaiian fruit trees, evergreen, and the sweet juicy fruit of the loquat is grow and eaten in many Hawaii gardens. Banana trees are found growing extensively in Hawaii, and a familiar site from lading aircraft at the Honolulu, HI airport, is towering clumps of variegated banana trees, The banana is an important fruit crop in Hawaii. Mulberry trees morus rubra grow prolifically in Hawaii with delicious mulberry berries.
Palm trees grow everywhere in Hawaii and the Coconuty palm tree is an important agricultural crop. Date palm trees will also produce delicious dates.
The State of Hawaii is divided into two temperature zones, USDA zone 10a and 11, however, few Hawaiians realize that on the dormant volcano, Mauna Kea, snow can begin in November and snowing can continue until March. Snow can be compacted several feet at Mauna Kea, where snow skiing is very popular during the winter months. Micro climates can occur in parts of Hawaii, but generally the coldest winter temperatures that occur are 40 to 60 degrees F., depending on what Hawaiian island you visit.
The fruit trees that grow well in Hawaii are considered tropical, especially Mango trees, avacado trees and pineapple plants that have a very limited planting range in the the other United States like California, South Texas, South Florida and Louisiana. The Macadamia nut tree also is limited to these same areas. Other plants with the same extremely limited planting areas of the U.S. Are raspberry plants like the Mysore raspberry bush, Rubus niveus and the Suriname cherry tree, Eugenia uniflora.
Many other fruit trees such as fig tree cultivars require no chilling, and high quality figs can be grown such as the green Kadota fig tree and the Black Mission fig trees. Many types of citrus trees are tropical fruit trees such as orange trees, grapefruit trees, leamon trees, kumquat and lime trees are very productive in citrus tree orchards or as containerized citrus plants
Guava trees are grown in vast orchards for the guava juices that are found served in several colors and flavors at hotels in Honalulu, Hawaii, by vacationing tourists. The guava juice appears at breakfast served Hawaii hotels and guava juices are considered with the same importance in Maui, Hawaii as citrus orange and grapefruit juice are served in the other United Sttes.