Palo Verde

'Desert Museum'

Cercidium hybrid







Form: Tree
Seasonality: Deciduous perennial
Size: 20 feet tall by 20 ft wide
Leaves; Small, compound, light green

Flowers: Yellow, 5 petals, 1 inch wide blooms, possible second bloom in the summer
Fruit: Very few seed pods
Stems/Trunks: Light green and photosynthesizing
Range/Origin: Horticultural specimen, hybrid of Parkinsonia aculata, Cercidium microphyllum and Ceridium floridum

Hardiness: Sunset Zones 8 - 14; 18 - 20

Comments: Low litter, No thorns



  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water: Little to moderate
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained
  • Propagation: Cuttings, seed
  • Maintenance: Some, prune to enhance form, remove crossing branches

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