Description of Plant:
Mature U`ulei dwarf shrubs are less than 2 feet in height. Mature small shrubs will range from 2 to 6 feet in height, medium shrubs range from 6 to 10 feet in height. This shrub-like tree can reach heights of 30 feet. U`ulei has a spread of 4 to 10 feet. It produces a slightly fragrant showy white flower in spring and winter. Leaflets range from under 3 inches (compound leaf arrangement) that is 9 to 20 inches long. The leaf texture is fine to medium and color is dark green. U`ulei is a hardy xeric plant requiring little and sometimes no maintenance once established. Landscape uses include: accent; container; erosion control; ground cover; hedges; screening; specimen plant and trellis/fence climber.
Habitat & Elevation: 
- U`ulei can be found on most Hawaiian islands
- These plants grow on coastal cliffs, dry shrub land, dry to mesic forests and open lava fields from near sea level to over 7,600 feet.
Traditional Uses: 
- Branches were used to make fishing nets
- Spears for catching octopus, games of spear throwing and spear fencing
- Carrying poles for water and food
- Were used in making a musical instrument, the ʻūkēkē
 Native Plants Hawaii – University of Hawaii. http://nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Osteomeles_anthyllidifolia