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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Jacaranda mimosifolia-Jacaranda

Native to Brazil growing to 50' or larger. Moderate to fast growth during warm season. Bi-pinnately compound leaves hold till late in winter. Can be completely winter deciduous in colder areas. Flowers in spring are trumpet like lavender and 2" long by 1 1/2" wide. There are white and pink also. Damaged by hard frost. Full sun and heat for best flowering. Well drained soil. Soak periodically in warm season for best performance. Open irregular oval headed form. Resistant to Oak Root Fungus.


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