Parkinsonia aculeata (Jerusalem Thorn)

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$14.63
Jerusalem thorn is a natural tree of the southern United States. The smooth, green branches of this shrubby tree that grows up to 30 feet tall bear numerous thorns. Leaves are long, thin, olive green, needle-like, and grow to 10′′ in length. They seem feathery, and each genuine leaf can...
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Jerusalem thorn is a natural tree of the southern United States. The smooth, green branches of this shrubby tree that grows up to 30 feet tall bear numerous thorns.

Leaves are long, thin, olive green, needle-like, and grow to 10′′ in length. They seem feathery, and each genuine leaf can have up to 30 leaflets.

Flowers are five-petaled and dangle in loose clusters and are yellow with orange-red dots.

Purplish-brown seed pods are 6 inches long and contain tiny dark brown seeds.

Botanical Name : Parkinsonia aculeata

Common Name : Jerusalem Thorn

Height : 15-30 ft

Spread : 20-25 ft

Germination Info : No pre-treatment. Seed germinates sporadically and slowly over a long period of time.

Hardiness zone : 9-11

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 313

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