tree, shrub

Prosopis pubescens | Screwbean Mesquite

Screwbean Mesquite can be grown as a shrub or trained into a small tree. Thorny—prune with caution. Very low water use but improved appearance with additional water. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 0F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds