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  Honey Mesquite  
Common Name: Honey Mesquite
Latin Name: Prosopis glandulosa
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower, attractive seeds or fruit, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Trunk shape; wildlife utilize the red seed pods; leaves cast a light, filtered shade.
Comments: Extremely drought-tolerant native. Prune to develop strong branch and trunk structure.
Problems: Fruit drop; thorns; drooping branches
Firewise: Yes
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