Prosopis velutina | Velvet Mesquite

(Prosopis juliflora)

This Southwest native mesquite represents the character of the desert. 'Phoenix' is a selection that features the rootstock of the native tree grafted to a South American hybrid mesquite. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 0F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 30 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds