Chilean Mesquite

 

 

Prosopis species

 

Fabaceae

 

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Form: Tree
Seasonality
: Semi-evergreen

Size: 30 ft wide by 30 ft high
Leaves
: Compound, dark green, fine texture
Flowers
: yellow-green
Fruit
: Seed pods, seeds are edible
Stems/Trunks
: Upright and airy
Range/Origin
: South America
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 10-13, H1, H2, 15o F

Comments: Some varieties have thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun and reflective heat

        Water: Low, highly drought resistant

        Soil: Variable but well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal, seed pod litter

 

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