Mexican Ebony

 

 

Havardia mexicana

(Previously Pithecellobium)

 

Fabaceae

 

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Form: Tree
Seasonality
: Deciduous

Size: 30 ft high by 20 ft wide
Leaves
: compound, gray-green,
Flowers
: Cream colored puff balls
Fruit
: Seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: Small thorns and nodules
Range/Origin
: Sonora
Hardiness
: USDA , 15o F

Comments: Small thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low water

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal, some litter

 

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