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Palo Verde Low Branch


This is an excellent tree selection for the desert or for xeroscapes, but it can also look good in most drought tolerant settings. This is a fast growing tree with an upright growing habit, and a beautiful spring display of yellow flowers. 'Desert Museum' palo verde is also known for its lack of thorns, its quick growth, and its neat appearance.

Cercidium 'Desert Museum' Low Branch

Leaf Characteristics

Bark texture : Smooth

Leaf notes : Leaves are not as significant as stems.

Bark color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1"

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 15-20 ft.

Average size maturity height : 15-20 ft.

Growth rate : Vigorous

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 15 to 20 F( Z8b)

Sunset zone : 8-14, 18-20

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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