This is my favorite tree, from the electric lime green bark to the
mass of yellow blossoms that engulf the tree in spring. I have over 50
trees on my property.
One fun fact that I just found out. . . it is a nurse plant for
Saguaro Cacti ( another great plant I will show when it blooms ) by
providing a canopy to shelter the cacti with shade in summer and
warmth in winter By the time the tree dies in about 100 years the
cactus will take over the spot. How neat is that ! I only have one
tree that is doing that on the west side of the house.
This tree is why the Arizona-Sonoran Desert always looks so green.