Tenaza

 

 

Havardia pallens

(Previously Pithecellobium)

 

Fabaceae

 

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Form: Shrub-like tree
Seasonality
: Semi-evergreen

Size: 25 ft high by 12 ft wide
Leaves
: compound with 10-14 pairs of leaflets
Flowers
: Cream puff balls, summer
Fruit
: seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: gray
Range/Origin
: South Texas, Mexico
Hardiness
: USDA 8-11 , 10o F

Comments: Thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low water

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal, some litter

 

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