Chilean Mesquite (Prosopis chilensis)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked

2.5 inch thorns on our Chilean Mesquite

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RobGlen On November 2, 2018 Transplanted
Monrovia plant....Plant was root bound in its container. Root pruned and planted in a well drained soil. Tree went into shock and dropped some foilage, but is doing fine.
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