Prosopsis glandulosa ssp. torreyana, Mesquite
A small, fast growing California Native tree that can reach up to 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide. The yellow flowers bloom in spring and winter. It is deciduous in the winter. This plant has tightly twisted legumes (seedpods) which very much resemble turned screws.
- Full Sun
- Best in fast draining sandy or decomposed granite soil
- Water once a month once established
- Attracts butterflies
- Hardy up to 15 degrees
- Native to California