Texas Ebony (Ebenopsis ebano)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Ebenopsis ebano Accepted
Pithecellobium flexicaule Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 25 to 30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: or briefly deciduous in late spring before flowering if in an area of no irrigation. It will drop it's leaves and have branch die back if temp's drop into the low 20's.
Fruiting Time: Late winter and early spring
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Other: Musky fragrance
Flower Color: White
Other: Creamy-white
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Useful for timber production
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Seeds have a very hard epiderm and must be filed or chipped in order to germinate.
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I think these might need to be merged by plantladylin Jan 20, 2018 8:59 PM 2
What 'acacia' is this? by MrGrimGarden Jan 28, 2016 8:41 PM 5

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