Blue Palo Verde | Drought Tolerant Trees

The Blue Palo Verde (Cercidium florid) is the classic version of the Palo Verde that has been growing in the Southwest for centuries. The Blue Palo Verde is an excellent shade providing tree, and very suitable to its native desert environment. Known for its early arrival of bright golden yellow flowers, the Palo Verde is among the most popular trees used in Sonoran landscapes.

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Water Needs

Moist to dry soil

Exposure

Full sun

Height

35 feet

Growth Rate

36 inches per season

Flowers

Spring or Summer
Showy, yellow

Fruit

Fall, Winter, or Summer
Very large, brown or mostly green pod

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