Palo Blanco – Acacia willardiana

Thanks to its manageable size, picturesque silhouette, attractive bark, low maintenance requirements, drought resistance and heat tolerance, Palo Blanco is one of the best specimen trees available to southwestern gardeners. It’s an excellent thornless choice for placement against walls, near walkways and entryways, in small gardens or courtyards, or any spot with high, reflected heat.…

Palo Brea – Parkinsonia praecox

Palo Verde is the state tree of Arizona, and the name translates from Spanish to “green stick,” in reference to the tree’s branches that stay green year-round. This unique trait allows the tree to appear evergreen, even when the leaves have been shed in winter or summer drought. Compared to other varieties of Palo Verde,…