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Cercidium texanum /Texas Palo Verde

Cercidium texanum   / Cercidium texanum
Tree in full bloom with yellow flowers
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Tree in full bloom with yellow flowers

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Scientific Name: Cercidium texanum
Common Name: Texas Palo Verde
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Flowers attract butterflies and birds eat the seed. A colorful, flowering tree for dry climates. One of the most widely grown flowering trees in the Southwest. Cannot tolerate the hot humid conditions of the South.