Jacaranda Trees San Diego | Drought Tolerant Trees

The Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) makes an excellent shade tree; their unique foliage makes them adaptable to many landscape designs from desert to tropical. Though soft in appearance, Jacarandas are pretty tough trees and love growing in the intense summer heat that our deserts endure.

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

Water Needs

Moist soil


Full sun


50 feet

Growth Rate

24 inches per season


Spring, Summer or Fall
Showy, blue or lavender


Summer or Fall
Large brown capsule

Pest & Disease

Resistant to Oak Root Fungus; susceptible to Aphids, Phytophthora and Root Rot

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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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