Fresh landscaping with Acacia – Palo Blanco makes beautiful life in the desert
More and more people opt for the investment of a vacation house in a southern country. There is a very attractive plant which revives exactly such dry landscapes in a wonderful way.
The name comes from Spanish and means “White sticks”. He refers to the beautiful white branches, which it does.
The plant at a glance:
Botanical name: Acacia willardiana
Common name: Palo Blanco
Origin: native from Arizona and Mexico
Where would this plant grow: in places where the temperature never falls below zero
Water requirements: Low
Request to sunlight: sunny places
Size: 6 meters high and 4 meters wide to
The delicate leaves are very robust in the Sun
Advantages and tolerances: If it even has a healthy structure, the plant can tolerate much dryness. But until then it must be watered once a month.
Changes in the different seasons: the plant has flowers in the summer and is throwing up in the winter.
When should the plant be applied: In the spring, summer or fall.
This plant is very soft to touch. Thus it contrasts very strongly compared to the sharp types such as the agaves and cacti. In the picture above you can see also the typical shape of the leaves. They consist of Phyllodia, so nail-like leaves and this brings great benefits. Small leaves appear at the end of this spring. This could however be to dark periods. But Phyllodia also allow the photo synthesis, the plant also in this case can survive.
In the winter and turn off the surface of the branches and the beautiful, popular white colour is then
Beautiful cream flowers appear in spring, and the pods follow after these
How should you use the plant
This tree is perfect for small and narrow spaces, such as the page farms. Through this tree it gives you protection from the Sun and including species, which love the Penumbra, can find a suitable place.
Like an oasis in the desert
Many people plant trees in groups of three or four trees the Palo Blanco and increase the Visual impact of this manner.
Advice for planting
Basically, the Palo Blanco trees are very easy to maintain. They can survive in very difficult conditions. Ideally, they need but full sun and rich soil. The depth of the hole should be no deeper than the root.
I wish all of you who have decided for the beautiful Palo Blanco tree fun.