Parkinsonia Aculeata Yellow: 2.0-2.5 m Ht, 1'' dia
The genus Parkinsonia aculeata belongs to the family Fabaceae. They are fast-growing trees with a wide crown that reaches 8 meters in height. They have deciduous leaves formed by serrated leaflets and thorns on the branches. The showy flowers appear in axillary yellow-orange clusters. They bloom in summer.
Planting & Care
SunLight: Parkinsonia aculeata requires full sun exposure; in semi-shade, they grow more slowly. They resist occasional frosts.
Soil: They grow in any type of soil that is well-drained, even calcareous soils.
Water: Water moderately, waiting until the substrate has completely dried. They are very resistant to prolonged drought.
Fertilizer: Fertilize once with mineral fertilizer in spring.
Temperature: It thrives in hot climates and is susceptible to severe damage in climates that see temperatures below 18 degrees Fahrenheit or -7.8 degrees Celsius.
Pruning: Prune it only if you need to restrict growth.