Sea Grape, La Palma, Canaries

Sea Grape, La Palma, Canaries

Observation - Sea Grape, La Palma, Canaries. Description: Tree or shrub in the Polygonaceae family,native to Antilles and Tropical America. The tree is widely grown in the Canaries in gardens and planted as a street tree.Very good in coastal areas. I have seen it growing in beach sand!Wood is used in carpentry

Tree or shrub in the Polygonaceae family,native to Antilles and Tropical America.
The tree is widely grown in the Canaries in gardens and planted as a street tree.Very good in coastal areas. I have seen it growing in beach sand!Wood is used in carpentry, and fruits are edible.