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Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 5° F (-15° C)
Heat Tolerance: Excellent in Phoenix
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun
Origin: Chihuahuan desert in Northeastern Mexico, Texas
Growth Habits: Large shrub or small tree, mostly evergreen, growing to 18 feet tall (5.4 m) and 15 feet wide (4.5 m)
Watering Needs: Drought tolerant when established, but looks better with some water in late spring and summer.