Botanical Name: Eysenhardtia orthocarpa
 Common Name: Kidneywood
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree, Shrub

 

Height Range

12-25'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

Summer

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

Grey

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Clay

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Tropical, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Fragrance, Multi-trunk Tree, Showy Flowers, Specimen, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Summer

 

Location Uses

Background, Entry, Shrub Border, Patio, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Screen, Shade Tree, Naturalizing, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Large shrub or small tree that can grow to a mature size of about 15' x 10'. Good for naturalistic setting. Small white flowers open in spikes smell like vanilla and open in the summer. Native to southern Arizona and Sonora.
Frost tolerant to 15 F.