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Prosopis alba



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Prosopis alba

Common Name: Argentine Mesquite

Native to South America, this deciduous tree is fast growing with an erect, single trunk and spreading canopy of blue-green foliage. Bipinnate leaves are 4 - 5 inches long and divided into many leaflets. Spikes of yellow flowers appear in summer, followed by seed pods, seeds are edible and sometimes used for livestock fodder.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 10 - 13, 18 - 24

Mature Height: 20 - 40 feet

Mature Width: 15 - 30 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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