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Cercidium microphyllum /Yellow Palo Verde

Cercidium microphyllum  / Cercidium microphyllum
Yellow flowers in spring
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Yellow flowers in spring

Typical tree in a dry environment near Tucson, AZ

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Scientific Name: Cercidium microphyllum
Common Name: Yellow Palo Verde
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: A nice flowering tree for desert climates. It flowers in April in Tucson, AZ area. Needs hot sunny sites with dry soils.