The One Tree In Hawaii That’s Worth Nearly Half A Million Dollars

With a climate unlike the rest of the United States, the Hawaiian Islands are home to some of the country’s most unique gardens. From cactus gardens to those hidden in plain sight, they feature thousands of species of tropical plants, and flora indigenous to the islands. And while these gardens are all truly unique in their own way, there is one garden hiding on the island of Oahu that is home to a giant monkeypod tree that generates nearly half a million dollars in revenue. Let’s take a look at this expensive tree, shall we?

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Moanalua Gardens is located at 2850 Moanalua Road A, Honolulu, HI 96819, and is worth a visit if you haven’t been! Have you ever visited this stately monkeypod tree? What about these 16 incredible botanical gardens?