Types of Desert Trees
A very fast growing water wise hybrid version of the classic Palo Verde. Bright yellow, showy blooms in spring.
Closely resembling an Aspen, the Sissoo is perfectly at home in Western landscapes and thrives in warmer conditions. These trees grow very rapidly after planting.
Naturally a fast grower, Hybrid Mesquites will naturally spread out quickly. These are very durable trees that will cover lots of space quickly and provide massive amounts of shade.
Prized for it's almost ridiculous growth rate, homeowners and commercial landscapers are finding the Tipu tree quite useful in many landscape designs.
Small to medium sized flowering tree that can grow into a small spreading shade tree and has a fantastic flower display that appear as spikes of purple flowers at every growth tip on the tree.
Unique silver-blue leaves with a slightly weeping appearance make this tree useful for many landscape styles.
Greatly resembling a Willow, they are small to medium trees with beautiful multi-colored flowers in cycles spring through fall.
Another unique water wise tree. This extremely fast growing Australian native provides a dramatic weeping effect with a tall columnar growth habit.
This Sonoran native features unique green trunks that twist and turn to form interesting, irregular patterns throughout the tree.
The Mulga Acacia is an evergreen desert tree used in many landscape styles for its unique foliage, smaller size, and showy golden flowers
This drought tolerant Sonoran native is well known for its beautiful and aromatic blooms during early spring.
An excellent choice for desert style landscapes. Unique trunk patterns, purple blooms, and foliage color make it a great focal point for any landscape.
These Acacias grow a very wide umbrella-shaped canopy that provides filtered shade year round. They are a very fast growing tree with great durability to heat and cold.
Known for its early arrival of bright golden yellow flowers, the Palo Verde is among the most popular trees used in desert and water-wise landscapes.
Ocotillos are used as a unique desert-themed accent tree. Long canes of desert green, blooming fiery red at the tips make it a must for desert style landscapes.
This highly decorative tree produces beautiful cream colored, fragrant flower clusters that bloom in the late spring and accent the trees twisting branches.
A wide spreading, durable & fast-growing shade provider that has a large, stately appearance and thrives in intense heat or cold.
Known well for it's fragrant, early spring blooms, Texas Mountain Laurels are grown more for looks than shade.
This is a great water wise choice for those desiring a tree with a softer, greener appearance. Beautiful pink blooms are present from summer through fall.