Chilean Mesquite

Prosopis chilensis

Heat loving, drought tolerant tree having an open, airy, crown. Refined foliage and stems have a purple cast when young. Excellent specimen for a dry rock garden or waterwise landscape, or adjacent to patios or pathways in need of light shade. Planted in groups, the canopy filters harsh sunlight to reduce heat and glare. Semi-evergreen.

Light Needs: Full sun.

Watering Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.

Average Landscape Size: Moderate grower to 30 ft. tall and wide with age.

Key Features: Waterwise.

Blooms: Inconspicuous.

Poisonous: No.