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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Dodonaea viscosa-Native Hopseed

Can vary from green to purple leaves. Screen. Small tree. Evergreen 12-15' x 12'. Green forms from Arizona hardier. Green forms have varied leaf forms. Short lived. Suffers from chlorosis. Full sun. Drought Tolerant. Purple forms more colorful in cold. Do not overwater.  Moderate growth rate.  Will tolerate partial shade.  Susceptible to Texas root rot.

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