Chilean Mesquite | Drought Tolerant Trees

The Chilean Meqsuite (Prosopis chilensis) hybrid is a naturally a fast grower and will naturally spread out quickly. These are very durable trees that will cover lots of space quickly and should be at the top of the list of trees considered when converting to a water wise landscape.

Click here to see our full list of drought tolerant and drought resistant trees perfect for your North County San Diego landscape.

Water Needs

Dry soil


Full sun


35 feet

Growth Rate

36 inches per season




Very large brown pod

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To learn more about creating a water wise landscape, check out our complete list of the best drought tolerant and drought resistant trees for North County San Diego. You can also contact our Certified Arborist to ask a question!

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