The Cascalote tree is a short tree that is slow-growing. It has yellow flowers and has a similar look to the Bird of Paradise shrub. The trunk and branches have thorns and it is a Mexican native that does well in the desert. It can get frostbite though so keep it closer to the house.
|Native||No, Southern Mexico|
|Water||Low to Moderate|
|Mature Size||H: 15 to 20 ft W: 15 to 20 ft|
|Flower/Season||Yellow/ late fall/early winter|