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PlantFiles: Desert Museum Palo Verde
Parkinsonia 'Desert Museum'

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Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Parkinsonia (PAR-kin-son-EE-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Desert Museum

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Trees

Height:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Jun 23, 2013, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

this variety has some advantages over some of the true Parkinsonia species- one is lack of spines, and another is it's an evergreen (keeps its leaves all winter).

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Tempe, Arizona
Ridgecrest, California
San Diego, California
Valley Center, California
Henderson, Nevada



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