Desert Museum Palo Verde
Cercidium x 'Desert Museum'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|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).|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 25 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Accent|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Drought 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 9