Desert Museum Palo Verde

Cercidium x 'Desert Museum'

SKU
3483
This gorgeous, thornless hybrid makes a fine, upright shade tree. Large yellow blossoms give a dazzling display of color in the spring, lasting longer than any other in the species. May re-bloom in summer if given supplemental water. After the foliage falls, the trunk and stems remain green, providing year-round interest. Produces very few seedpods.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationser-SID-ee-um
LoreNative to the Sonoran Desert, the palo verde tree is Arizona's official state tree. Two species share this title: blue palo verde (Parkinsonia Florida) and foothill palo verde (P. microphylla).
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 25 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Accent
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureDrought Tolerant

Requires well-drained soil. Water regularly and deeply during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established. Prune for shape and structure after flowering.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 9

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