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Sonoran Tree Catclaw, Tésota
Scientific Name: Acacia occidentalis Rose
Family: Fabaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Sonora, Sinaloa) in subtropical dry forest

Growth Habits: Tree, 25 to 40 feet tall and wide (7.5-12 m), creating dense shade; gray green leaves; thorns

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage


Similar in aspect to Acacia greggii, but becoming a larger tree.

Blooming Habits:
Heavily scented creamy balls in spring

Fruiting Habits:

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