jerusalem thorn
Parkinsonia aculeata
ORIGIN: Mexico

GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast

WATER: Extremely drought
tolerant once established

LIGHT: Full sun

MATURE HEIGHT: 25'

FLOWER: Yellow with orange, 1",
in clusters

SEASON OF COLOR: Spring,
Autumn

COLD TOLERANCE: 18 degrees

USES: Specimen in cactus
garden, patio tree

OTHER: This tree is covered in
sharp spines. A very unique
looking tree for those who like
unusual plants for their landscapes
and gardens.