Parkinsonia praecox
PALO BREA
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
6m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Origins: Mexico, Central America, South America

Other Botanical Names: Caesalpinia praecox, Cercidium goldmanii, C. plurifoliolatum, C. praecox, C. spinosum, C. unijugum, C. viride, Rhetinophloeum viride

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Parkinsonia praecox
PALO BREA
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
6m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: mid spring to early summer

Bark & Stems: green , green stems, spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & dry style designs

Uses: barrier, street tree, nurse plant

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: nectar






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