"Low-Water Trees

 

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Botanical Name: Acacia rigidula Common Name: Blackbrush Acacia

Basics:
  Hardiness: 20°F
 
  Sun: full sun
 
  Water: very low
Growth:
  Growth Rate: slow
 
  Mature Size: 12' height X 12' width
 
  Mature Form: shrublike
Foliage:
  Evergreen evergreen
 
  Foliage Color: dark green
 
  Foliage Texture: medium
Flowers:
  Flower Color Light yellow spikes
 
  Flower Season: spring
Comments:
  Litter: low
 
  Thorns: medium
 
  Allergenic: no
Special Features:
  Features: Effective as a barrier. Attractive light gray bark.
 
  Native to: Chihuahuan Desert
 

 

 

 

Botanical Name: Acacia salicina Common Name: Willow Acacia

 

Basics:
  Hardiness: 20°F
 
  Sun: full sun
 
  Water: low
Growth:
  Growth Rate: fast
 
  Mature Size: 30' height X 15' width
 
  Mature Form: upright, open
Foliage:
  Evergreen evergreen
 
  Foliage Color: medium green
 
  Foliage Texture: medium
Flowers:
  Flower Color Cream puffballs
 
  Flower Season: spring
Comments:
  Litter: low
 
  Poolside Plant: Yes! Click for more info.
 
  Thorns: none
 
  Allergenic: no
Special Features:
  Features: Suitable screen for narrow areas.
 
  Native to: Australia
 

 

 

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