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Desert Rose, Arizona Rosewood
Scientific Name: Vauquelinia californica (Torr.) Sarg.
Family: Rosaceae
Desert Rose, Arizona Rosewood (Vauquelinia californica)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 0F ( -18C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade, accepts reflected heat

Origin: USA (Arizona), Mexico (Baja California, Sonora)

Growth Habits: Evergreen large shrub or tree up to 20 feet tall (6 m), 15 feet wide (4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Light to moderate water, occasional deep watering in summer

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

Desert Rose, Arizona Rosewood (Vauquelinia californica)

Cultural Practices:
The Arizona rosewood does better in deep, well-drained soil. It can be trained as single or multiple trunks tree.

Blooming Habits:
The desert rose is covered with small white flowers in flattened heads, in March. Although the flowers are in themselves insignificant, the global effect is nice.

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