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Argentine Mesquite
Scientific Name: Prosopis alba Griseb.
Family: Fabaceae
Argentine Mesquite (Prosopis alba)
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Prosopis alba seedlings
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10-13,27-30
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-7C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Argentine

Growth Habits: Mostly evergreen trees, up to 30 feet tall (9 m)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds

Probably a cultivar of the Chilean mesquite. The Argentine Mesquite haa a bluish foliage. The leaves fall in the spring while the new set of leaves is getting ready to come out.

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