Parkinsonia praecox (Palo Brea, Sonoran Palo Verde)


*This plant is not currently in production, but the page is preserved for informational purposes.

This native of Mexico has a strong umbrella shape, with arching lime green branches and smooth lime green trunks. The thorny branches are lined with blue-green compound leaves, which may be shed during cold or extreme drought. Clusters of yellow flowers are produced in the spring. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Tree
Size (H x W): 25ft x 25ft
Flower Color: Yellow
Hardiness: Zone 9: 20˚F

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