Spreading over 17 acres on the edge of Onomea Bay, the garden is home to a diverse collection of tropical plants, including 41 kinds of ginger, more than 80 species of palms, 19 species of anthuriums, 94 species of bromeliads, 26 species of heliconias, and such tropical mainstays as breadfruit
, kukui nut, coffee trees, and banana plants.
Minister Faugoo made an appeal to all citizens to at least have a breadfruit
tree in their yard or fields.
THE wind had been crashing through the breadfruit
trees all night long, hurling some of the green fruit to the ground where they burst like grenades on the patio.
Everything grows on St Lucia - breadfruit
, cocoa, avocados and more than 30 types of mango.
The most developed is Kahanu Gardens on Maui, with breadfruit
, coconut, and loulu palm collections.
Menke is considered a religious site where ancient Kosraens worshipped "Singlaku," the Goddess of Breadfruit
, yams and green bananas are all full of starch and so we use different herbs and spices to break down the starches which are not good for you.
Alternatively, spend an afternoon walking around Barbados's lush botanical gardens, planted with breadfruit
trees brought ashore by the infamous Captain Bligh of the Bounty.
The island is lush, green and teeming with trees filled with mangoes, avocados and breadfruit
Established by Fletcher Christian and his fellow mutineers from HMS Bounty, chosen because of its remoteness which offered safety from a vengeful British fleet, full of quaint place names like Breadfruit
Valley, Oh Dear or Bitey Bitey, it has twice been immortalised on film ( once with Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian and then again with Marlon Brando.
Captain Bligh of HMS Bounty brought the first breadfruit
tree -- a small part of the West Indian menu at The Bounty restaurant, or Ocean Allegro, a favored hangout of Hollywood's pirates.
Christmas dinner is set out on a table beneath a shady tree, a feast of pumpkin soup, roasted breadfruit
, fried green banana and lambie - shellfish stewed with garlic and spices.