|Scientific Name||Olneya tesota|
|Principal Common Name||Desert Ironwood|
|Description||A small thorny tree that is single or multi-trunked and in the spring gets clusters of dusty pink pea-like flowers followed by brown fuzzy pods.|
|General Comments||This tree will drop leaves in a hard frost and it can not tolerate prolong freezes.|
|Nativity||USA, Sonoran Desert|
|Height Range||15 - 30 FT|
|Spread Range||15 - 30 FT|
|Sunset Zones||8 : 9 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23|
|Leaf Texture||Fine : Spiny|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Part Sun|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : None : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Color : Drought tolerant : Heat Tolerant : Texture : Wood|
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