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Desert Museum (Cercidium `Parkinsonia` hybrid)

Best known for the name Desert Museum, given by researchers at the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, this thornless hybrid tree with small delicate leaves has a vigorous growth, sturdy upright branching habit. They have green multi trunks.

It is a three way hybrid between a Blue Palo Verde, Foothills Palo Verde, and Mexican Palo Verde, having all the good characteristics of each. They are disease and pest resistant, bloom over a long period of time with very little litter, and require little water. Hummingbirds love to nest in these trees.

Blooms: mid-spring through early summer

Color: vibrant yellow

Size: 20 ft. tall; 20 ft. spread

Water: Low

Sun: Full

Origin: Sonoran Desert


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