This is a closeup of Mesquite Tree leaves (Prosopis juliflora). The tree is also known as a: Honey Mesquite Tree, Mesquite Bean Tree, Prosopis Tree, Mathenge Tree, Algarroba Tree, or an Ironwood Eterai Tree. The Mesquite Tree roots have been known to grow to over 150 feet deep.

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This is a closeup of Mesquite Tree leaves (Prosopis juliflora).  The tree is also known as a: Honey Mesquite Tree, Mesquite Bean Tree, Prosopis Tree, Mathenge Tree, Algarroba Tree, or an Ironwood Eterai Tree.  The Mesquite Tree roots have been known to grow to over 150 feet deep.

By Bonnie L. Grant One of the more recognizable southwestern U.S. plants is the mesquite. These adaptable, hardy bushes to small trees are a haven for many animals and wild birds in their native habitat, with a wide history as a food and medicine source for humans. The plants make attractive, lacy-leaved garden specimens with extreme tolerance and an airy, open canopy. Can you grow mesquite from cuttings? Absolutely. You will just need a little info on how to root mesquite cuttings and when and where to harvest your material. Can You Grow Mesquite Trees from Cuttings? Mesquite trees can be propagated through seeds, grafts or cuttings. Germination of seed is variable and requires special treatments. Grafts are the industry’s choice for speedy, true to parent plants. However, growing mesquite trees from cuttings may be easier and quicker. Young wood is easiest to root, while roots and suckers are also

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