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Mexican Tree Ocotillo
Scientific Name: Fouquieria macdougalii Nash
Family: Fouquieriaceae
Mexican Tree Ocotillo (Fouquieria  macdougalii) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Semi hardy in Phoenix, hardy to 23F (-5C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Sonora, north Sinaloa)) at 500 to 2500 feet elevation (150-750 m)

Growth Habits: Semi-evergreen shrub, up to 6 feet tall (1.8 m), 4 feet in spread (1.2 m); short thick trunk

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds (should reach flowering size in 3 years)

Needs a little more water than the regular Ocotillo. It is one of the easier Fouquieria to get to bloom in container.

Mexican Tree Ocotillo (Fouquieria  macdougalii)

Mexican Tree Ocotillo (Fouquieria  macdougalii)

Blooming Habits:
red flowers in spring and summer

Fruiting Habits:

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