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Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis) potted tree, organic

(1 customer review)

$15.00

Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis)

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Willowy shrub or small tree native to the deserts of southwestern US, Baja, and Mexico.  This plant is an indicator for subterranean water in the desert, and if it’s a good year for water, the large, trumpet-shaped flowers and associated sexy aroma can be exceptional.  The leaves, bark and flowers have diverse medicinal activity (see Moore’s “Desert and Canyon West.”)  Excellent anti-candida remedy.  Tree prefers full sun, dry soils, and occasional watering.  These potted individuals are vigorous (and very, very cute.)  I suppose they could be kept indoors in a sandy-soiled pot, and they certainly grow fine in a greenhouse.  Protect from frost.

Potted Tree, Certified Organically Grown

 

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  1. Question

    Marla Rankin

    Will this plant thrive in zone 8a?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Marla, Yes, that is a good zone for it. richo

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    • Brieanne

      Hi. I’m in zone 9b and have Chitapla trees growing that leaf out in Spring. Would this tree do alright here as well? Thanks!

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Chitalpa is related to Desert Willow, they grow in the same environs. r

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  2. Terry Matherly

    Packaging was perfect!

    Terry Matherly

    Dirt was not dry, each plant protected from the next and with an extra included that is alive. Thanks so much. Am on the wait list for next shipment.

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