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Desert Museum Palo Verde

Cercidium x 'Desert Museum'

Pronunciation: ser-SID-ee-um
SKU #03483

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Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Fast grower to 25 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Accent
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Care 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.
Lore Native 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).

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9

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