Chilean Mesquite – Prosopis Chilensis

All pricing and availability are subject to change

1 gallon – $10
5 gallon – $20
15 gallon – $50
24″ box – $200

Details and Care Information:

Sunset Zones: 10-13, H1, H2
USDA Hardiness Zones: 8-9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
pH Range: Neutral to Highly Alkaline
Soil: Dry Soil
Drought Tolerance: Very Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate: 36” per year
Growth Habit: Rounded or Umbrella Shaped
Height: 30ft.
Width: 30ft.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Longevity: 50 to 150 years
Litter Issue: Large dry seed pods
Pests and Diseases: Ganoderma Root Rot, Mesquite Twig Girdler, Slime Flux, and Mistletoe
Branch Strength: Medium
Root Damage Potential: Low (Planting near septic tanks can cause significant problems)
Suckering Potential: Moderate
Special Care:  
Pruning Advice: Prune 20% of the canopy per year to help roots expand and increase ability to withstand wind, until established.
Watering Advice: Infrequent, deep waterings are advised
Staking: Advised through the first few years.
Microclimate: These are perfect trees for our desert climate. No specific microclimate needed.