Honey Mesquite Information – How To Grow Honey Mesquite Trees

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Honey Mesquite Information – How To Grow Honey Mesquite Trees

By Teo Spengler Honey mesquite trees (Prosopis glandulosa) are native desert trees. Like most desert trees, they are drought resistant and a picturesque, twisting ornamental for your backyard or garden. If you are thinking of growing honey mesquite, read on for more information. We’ll also give you some tips on how to care honey mesquite in the landscape. Honey Mesquite Information Honey mesquite trees can add summer shade and winter drama to your landscape. With twisted trunks, formidable thorns and yellow spring flowers, honey mesquites are unique and interesting. These trees grow relatively quick to about 30 feet (9 m.) tall and 40 feet (12 m.) wide. The roots delve down even deeper – sometimes to 150 feet (46 m.) – which is what helps to make them so drought resistant. Ornamental features on honey mesquite include pale yellow spring flowers and unusual seed pods. The pods are fairly long

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