Blue Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata). Find out more here. We love it. The dwarf coconut trees are amazingly fast growing. Our little Frangipani (Plumara) just won’t stop blooming even though it’s only 3′ high. Garlic Vine on our back fence. You'll see some of these around Quezon City. Golden Arrow or Gilded Spoon (Plumeria pudica). . We were excited to get home, extract the seeds and plant them. Students in the Philippines now have a final requirement in order to graduate from school: they must plant 10 trees. The Philippines is losing approximately 47,000 hectares of forest cover ... (4.6 million hectares) of total forest cover. Trees would also absorb the water. With its tropical climate, the Philippines is a haven for numerous trees. acacia, narra, kamatsile, ipil, and tindalo. Article 679: No trees shall be planted near a tenement or piece of land belonging to another except at the distance authorized by the ordinances or customs of the place, and, in the absence thereof, at a distance of at least two meters from the dividing line of the estates if tall trees are planted and at a distance of at least fifty centimeters if shrubs or small trees are planted. This is a leguminous vine, Thanks to reader Danielle who says that it is called the Stargazer Lilly. Then there are still the shrubs, herbs, ferns etc. Its conservation status is endangered, so it's rare to see its stunning fire-red blooms, which resemble sea anemones. Diliman has some. In our Tigbauan, Iloilo garden. These trees have adapted to the specific ecological conditions of the area. About 6′ high. Just to research on a species a day would take about 10 years to finish all of just the trees. It just blooms and blooms. They gave them to me with a smile and would not accept any payment. Ayala North, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines, Orchid (Dendrobium? It very vigorous and easy to grow. The trees shown above are probably about three years old. It’s very vigorous and in near constant bloom. After a year our little Breadfruit is thriving. It is very fragrant. The historic tree is found in Malolos, but there's another one in U.P. Its red flowers are magnificent around February. They are slowly facing extinction if not taken care of today. In my opinion, these trees whether naturalized or localized in our country are still invasive species. Kang Kong (Ipomea aquatica) flowers on our Tigbauan property – not a garden flower exactly! A very common low hedge in the Philippines. Bengal Trumpet Vine (Thunbergia grandiflora). KALANTAS (Toona calantas) Kalantas is also called Red Cedar or Philippine Cedar. I searched for it in internet and i found out that this plant is native to Mexico and called “Shower of Gold” .Its common to us cause We do believe that this plant brings good luck in earning money.”. Usage: Ornamental. There were no seeds! Purple Wreath, Queen’s Wreath or Sandpaper Vine (Petrea volubilis). Popular Philippine trees that look most like the sakura are the Palawan cherry blossoms. 14:47. It’s a really fast grower so if you want shade quickly Wattle is a good choice. Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalenis), Nogas Island, Antique Province, Philippines, Dwarf Coconut trees line the Tigbauan-Leon Road, Tigbauan, Iloilo. At the heart of this wide tree trunk is a cavity where lizards, bats and many insects have made it their home. Some of the trees listed include Banaba, Mangkono, Narra, Donya Aurora, Salinggogon, Malabulak, Salimbobog, Balitbitan, Siar, and Bagawak. Locally it is incorrectly called “Indonesian Jasmine”. Some of the photos (Narra and Banaba) have been changed for accuracy. Heliconia, Hanging Lobsterclaw (Heliconia rostrata). World Agroforestry Recommended for you. The flowers are more white than pink, but look up close and you can see that lovely pink hue in the middle. Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines, Heliconia “Golden Torch”, incorrectly called “Bird of Paradise”? It is found only in the Philippines. Roadside “Morning Glory” – not sure of correct species. Both the delicate twin-lobed leaves and the flowers are a pleasure. Carol spied a breadfruit lying on the sidewalk below it. Firecracker Plant (Coral Plant) Russelia equisetiformis, Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The plant will continuously grow new leaves. We are located in BACOOR, CAVITE. Thanks to reader Christopher Vetrano for correcting our entry on this plant. Another view of Plumeria pudica “Frangipani”. See http://gardendrum/2013/02/10/the-golden-gardenia/, Bougainvillea, Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The few Mangkono trees left may be spotted at Caraga, Leyte, Samar, or Palawan. Native to Arabia. The Narra is low-maintenance and sturdy, which makes it a favorite for construction and woodwork purposes. Though these Philippine trees are commonly mistaken as the Balayong (another cherry-blossom lookalike), they're actually a species of tabebuia and likewise bloom around April , which is more or less the same as Japan's sakura. “In the Philippines, we call Plumeria flowers Kalachuchi/kalatsutsi regardless of specie/variety.” In our garden, Tigbauan, Iloilo. Thanks to reader Joy who identified it for us! Trees from larger stem cuttings are more susceptible to heart rot disease and may not be recommended when planning to use tree for wood. To encourage people to plant more trees, Arbor Day is observed by many countries around the world. Thanks to reader Milette of Dallas, Texas for identifying this flower as the “Mexican Petunia” also known as Mexican Bluebell or Britton’s Petunia (Ruellia simplex). Also called Ficus or Banyan tree – Lunok in Ilonggo. Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines, Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milli), native of Madagascar, Panay Island Philippines, Chalice Vine, Solandra grandiflora, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines, Purple Allamanda (A. violacea), a close relative of the Golden Trumpet. Highly toxic sap. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines. According to the national Forest Management Bureau, forest cover in the Philippines declined from 21 million hectares, or 70% of the its land area, in 1900 to about 6.5 million hectares by 2007. Carol sliced the fruit open. When surveyed in … or Mexican Culantro/Cilantro. Originally from South Africa, his flower is very common in our part of the Philippines, especially in hanging planters. They're also called balai-lamok, among many other names. This Philippine tree's yellow blossoms are absolutely stunning and they're especially vivid during the summer. Salvacion, Sto Domingo, Albay, 4508 Philippines for help in the identification of this plant as a Osmoxylon. In the Philippines, mangoes are sold more in January to February and are marketed at ₱37 to ₱46 ($0.9 - $1.12). You can see more tropical tree, shrub and vine photos and descriptions at http://www.flowersofindia.net/index.html While the site is Indian, like the Philippines, tropical plants from all over the world are enjoyed there. Learn how your comment data is processed. Legislation passed by the House of Representatives formalises existing tradition and could result in … This tree is categorized as ‘Critically endangered’ according to IUCN Red List 2004 and DENR DAO 2007-1. It’s held in early February every year at the Jaro plaza. Not everyone has the luxury of a spring break, but a quick glance at the trees in the Philippines will show you that you don't have to go far for some beautiful and Instagram-friendly trees. Heliconia wagneriana – our garden in Tigbauan, Iloilo. Native to Mexico. Bougainvillea is named for the French navigator Louis de Bougainville who found the plant in Brazil during the 18th century. Below: Candle Bush (Senna alata) known to my wife as the Acapulco. Growing to 20 meters tall, the anahaw (Saribus rotundifolius) perfectly blends in the background, as it towers over all other elements of the landscape. ), San Miguel, Iloilo, Philippines. Philippine islands provide habitats for a variety of flowering plants, herbs, bushes, and trees, including many endangered flora. Narra Tree. Sasha eats to live and lives to eat. Carol grating cassava root to make cassava suman – glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk, and steamed in banana leaves. Many of the trees are fruit-bearing, but some are more ornamental in nature. The rainbow eucalyptus hails from Mindanao, an island in the southern part of the Philippines. You can even find a few in Greenbelt. You might be hard pressed to find this tree. Thanks to Mary Grace Saldajeno for the ID of the tree shown above. Because of this, our own native endemic and indigenous trees and plants are … It is a very durable species, which FILTRA has used for decking, flooring, furniture, and gift items. One of the most spectacular garden vines. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azadirachta_indica. One of the first thing most people decide to do is clear the land to see where they will put their house, but you better go into this informed. Native to the Mediterranean region. Philippine Rosewood (Toog) is a natural species which is currently no longer being harvested. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines, Pasaw (Pseuderanthemum reticulatum). More than 90 years ago, the Philippines was almost totally covered with forest resources distributed throughout the 30 million hectares. Thanks to Wendy for the ID! According to Wikipedia, “this species of Cosmos is considered a half-hardy annual, although plants may re-appear via self-sowing for several years. Mansoa alliacea “Garlic Vine” Our garden, Tigbauan Iloilo. Deforestation is a large problem in the country. We still have stocks available, cut prior to the IFMA logging restrictions of 2011. We planted the seeds and the germinated quickly. Giant Balete Tree on Nogas Island. Roadside Banaba Tree (Pride of India), National Highway, Miagao, Iloilo. Thanks to Rosalie Bulandos for ID of this flower. The annual Jaro Flower Show is a great place to buy flowers and shrubs. Here are our picks for the most gorgeous trees in the Philippines that need a little bit of your love, too. Even U.P. However, there are many other beautiful trees that are native to the country. An excellent wood material, an ornamental and has lots of medicinal …. I slammed on the brakes and got out of the car to get the fruit. Next two photos. Even a diamond-point saw can take days to slice through a small trunk. Perhaps they should be pruned to a more bushy shape. It is the more notable pine tree in the Philippines… They can cook while the nearly finished dress is being sewn. These are easy to find in Luzon (Palawan, especially) and Mindanao. Though these Philippine trees are commonly mistaken as the Balayong (another cherry-blossom lookalike), they're actually a species of tabebuia and likewise bloom around April, which is more or less the same as Japan's sakura. They tolerate poor soils, drought and all forms of neglect and just keep flowering. It is impossible to exaggerate the ecological debacle threatening the Philippines. The Philippines trees that we likely equate to cherry blossoms aren't native. It bears an edible fruit that's chock-full of vitamin C. We've just missed the Malabulak in its prime. They grow like crazy and will self-seed everywhere. Mango. http://www.floridata.com/ref/g/galp_gla.cfm Does anyone know the local Philippine name? We thought it was Tristellateia australasie. See http://gernot-katzers-spice-pages.com for lots more information. You can even find a few in Greenbelt. Pick the leaves, not the plant and trim off the spiky margins with scissors. however, including the Balayong, aren't native to the Philippines. These trees. Ours grow to about 7′ tall. In the Philippines, this special holiday is held every June 25 — just in time for wet season, when tree-planting is scheduled for optimum growth. A few of these have also been spotted in Taal. There's even a park in Puerto Princesa dedicated to their stunning blush flowers. Crotons are native to India. Also, it’s easy to propagate by pushing cuttings into moist soil. Because of its strong and widespread roots, this Philippine tree been used to combat soil erosion; its leaves can help stabilize blood sugar; and its bark can help with stomach problems. It is also the world’s most expensive tree. Also known as the Giant Crape-Myrtle or Queen's Crape-Myrtle, these trees have several uses. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. When they are that tall the beautiful white blooms are hard to see. all native trees. So you have finally acquired your lot and you are starting to plan a build. Some guys were lounging there who had two more of the fruits. 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This plant is a native of Brazil. A kilo of agarwood fetches as much as P750,000. A native of the Americas but popular in Philippine gardens and roadsides. The Coconut Tree, a basic need for the people. The plant height varies from one to seven feet. See http://www.stuartxchange.org/Banaba.html. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunfelsia_pauciflora. In case you've forgotten your gradeschool social studies, the Narra is actually the national tree of the Philippines. In a few weeks' time, your social media feed will be pink with sakura or cherry blossoms from your friends' trips to Japan or Korea. Increasing use of Philippine indigenous tree species has been growing and augments the value and economic importance of these species. Cutting Trees on Your own Land in the Philippines is not as simple as you might imagine!. In primary and in some secondary forests. You don't need to go to Japan or Korea for your cherry blossom fix. They may flower and produce a prodigious number of fruit per year, as much as 250. It is easy to grow and much appreciated in our garden. Read more. Bougainvillea covered wall, Alta Vista, Cebu City, Philippines, Caryota or Fishtail Palm, Bacolod, Philippines, Screw Pine (Pandanus), Nogas Island, Antique Province, Philippines. Thanks to reader Precious for the identification of this one. Our baby breadfruit tree, in a few years hopefully it will grow up to be a beautiful shade tree in our front yard. They also sell plants. In the Philippines known as Kanya Pistula, Lombayong or Bistula. See also Miagos Bush Osmoxylon lineare – Dave’s Garden davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/140762/, Pingback: House Plants: A Growing Trend in the New Normal. Originally from the American tropics. Vinca spreads at the back of our house and survives all the insults our dogs can dish out. It was initially called the Mindanao gum, and is known locally as bagras . Found in: In the Philippines, at low and medium altitudes. Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), native to America. One Tree Planted, a non-profit based out of Vermont, has been planting trees in the tropical rainforests of Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines in an effort to try and restore some of the local forests to their former glory. Yellow Bells, Yellow Trumpet Tree (Tecoma stans), Rizal Avenue, Arevalo, Iloilo City, Philippines, This vigorous shrub, the “Soleil d’Or” (Sun of Gold) Gardenia (Gardenia gjellerupii) is very fragrant, a beautiful addition to any garden. We take our trees for granted and we fail to realize that they’re slowly diminishing in number. Trees alone comprise about 3500 species. Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines, Golden Trumpet (Allamanda), a vigorous vine, very popular in the Philippines. Pleasing open shape. This plant may not look like the cilantro you are accustomed to but, this one grows well in the Philippine garden and tastes the same or better. however, including the Balayong, aren't native to the Philippines. The most popular types of mango trees in the Philippines originated in India and other areas outside of the Philippines. Â© 2019 EsquireMag.ph, All Rights Reserved, IMAGE Courtesy of Kakaj Mori / Instagram - peachay (@_peachay), IMAGE: Instagram - Maharlikhang Mandirigma (@mantra_derfiraga). We were wrong! Common Names Fool Proof Plant, Flaming Torch, Summer Torch, In Chinese “Ri Ri Ying”, which means “Every-day-flowered Cherry Blossom”[jatropha pandurifolia] Does anyone know the local name (Tagalog or Ilonggo)? The Philippines’ national leaf should, of course, be on the list of trees you to add to your garden. The native Kang Kong have the purplish flowers shown here whereas our “Chinese” Kang Kong has white blossoms. Thanks to reader Rex who identifies it as Hippeastrum reticulatu. Gregorio del Pilar, Gen. Isidoro Torres, Don Pablo Tecson, Padre Mariano Sevilla, and Doña Basilia Tantoco. On a trip to Iloilo City, we saw a big breadfruit tree. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Its scientific name is Azadirachta indica. San Juan St., Molo, Iloilo City, Philippines, Desert Rose (Adenium obesum). They can grow anywhere, but they're more common in the Bicol region. Many herbal uses. She also recently participated at the Madrid Fusion Manila as curator. Underneath this particular Siar in Malolos is a monument of Gregorio del Pilar, Gen. Isidoro Torres, Don Pablo Tecson, Padre Mariano Sevilla, and Doña Basilia Tantoco. Other names in other places: Kankon (Japanese); ung choi (Cantonese Chinese); toongsin tsai (Mandarin Chinese); ong choy, ungtsai, tung choy (China); kang kong (Filipino, Malaysian); kang kung, rau muong (Vietnamese); pak bung (Thai). The rest area has parking and clean restrooms. Canna Lily, Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. In 1900, nearly 70 percent of the country was forested. Pages in category "Trees of the Philippines" The following 119 pages are in this category, out of 119 total. Thanks also to “SuperJhongPales” who says, “The THRYALLIS (GALPHIMIA GLAUCA) plant is commonly called on our place as “Money Flower”. This tree is thought by many Filipinos to be a home to various spirit beings, mostly troublesome. Popular Philippine trees that look most like the sakura are the Palawan cherry blossoms. Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima), San Juan Street, Molo, Iloilo City, Philippines, Flame Tree (Delonix regia) San Juan Street, Iloilo City Philippines, Acacia tree in blossom, March 2013, Bagumbayan, Tigbauan, Iloilo Philippines. Where to find Salingbobog trees in the Philippines: The 8 Asian Beaches Supposedly Better Than Boracay, According to TripAdvisor, Manila is Dead Last for âBleisureâ in Asia According to Corporate Travelers. They germinated readily and the trees themselves are very fast growing and wonderfully fragrant. Alibangbang can refer to butterflies or to flirtatious women. MONTEBELLO VILLA HOTEL, CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES. We collected fallen seed pods from the Orchid Trees planted at the Iloilo airport. Water Lily (Nymphaea capensis), Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines, Pink Olasiman (Portulaca oleracea) aka Gulasiman, Sahikan or Ngalug in the Philippines. It is Long Culantro (Eryngium foetidum L.). Where to find Siar trees in the Philippines: U.P. They're also common in Nueva Ecija, Bataan, Rizal, and Laguna. A closer view of the Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Thanks to reader Connie Brennan for identifying this as Leucophyllum Frutescens “Texas Sage”. Reputation for being the hardest wood in the Philippines, at low and medium throughout! To IUCN Red list 2004 and DENR DAO 2007-1 Desert Rose ( Adenium obesum ) also trees in the philippines grows... 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