Water Needs

Light Needs

Common Name

Blue Palo Verde

Scientific Name

Parkinsonia florida (Cercidium floridum)

Plant Type

Broadleaf Evergreen Trees

Deciduous / Evergreen


Special Features

Early spring yellow flowers and green bark


Late spring, early summer

Growth Habit

Upright and spreading

Growth Rate


Average Landscape Size

30' x 30'

Care Information

A beautiful desert tree, though marginally hardy in Washington County. Will do best with reflected heat from the south side of houses or slopes in the winter.

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USDA Hardiness Zone

10° F, Zone 8a

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