Cascalote

(Mexican Bushbird)

 

 

Caesalpinia cacalaco

 

 

Fabaceae

 

 

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Form: Tree
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 20 ft tall by 15 ft wide
Leaves
: bright green, compound
Flowers
: very showy, bright yellow flower spikes, winter to spring
Fruit
: seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: Vase shaped form
Range/Origin
: Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12, 13 21-24 20o F

Comments: No thorns, attracts hummingbirds

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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