Elephant Tree, Copalquín, Torote Blanco
Pachycormus discolor susp. veatchianus

Family: Anacardiaceae (an-a-kard-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pachycormus (pak-ee-KOR-mus) (Info)
Species: discolor susp. veatchianus

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Trees

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bostonia, California

Corona, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 8, 2010, CactusJordi from El Cajon, CA wrote:

This is the form growing AT the southwest central coast of Baja California. Leaves have more leaflets and the inflorescence is more pubescent and pink than those of the form growing near the northeast central part of Baja.

Jordi