Olneya tesota | Ironwood

Ironwood is an iconic tree of the desert that gives character to the landscape. It is a quality tree that takes it time to mature but worth the wait. Branches have thorns. Flowers are small and pealike, blooming in masses. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 25 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: lavender

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: bees