Natives of Texas -- Huajillo

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Tenaza, Huajillo
Havardia pallens

Recommended Temperature Zone:

USDA: 8b-11

Frost Tolerance:
Hardy to 15 F (-9 C)

Full sun to part shade, tolerates reflected heat. Evergreen tree or large shrub, 10 to 20 (to 30) feet tall (3-6 m to 9 m), 15 to 25 feet in spread (4.5-7.5 m); smooth, thin, gray to reddish bark; large spines; pale green feathery looking bipinnate leaves, about 5 pairs of pinnae, each with 10 to 14 pairs of leaflets.

Drought resistant.



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