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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Chorisia speciosa-

30-50' tree for warm zones spreading 30', Fast, Winter deciduous, Green smooth trunk covered with conical spines, Palmately compound leaves, 2-5" flowers after leaves fall. Sun, Protect when young from frost. Some flower litter, it is a good sized tree, so it does need room. Native in South America and Brazil.


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