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Prunus fasciculata var. fasciculata

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Species Name: Prunus fasciculata var. fasciculata
Common Name: Desert Almond

Rare in the trade, the desert almond is a good choice for dry rock garden. Place in full sun with Calliandra and Trichostema.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-7' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Low, multibranched
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White-yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Southern Sierra Nevada Highlands, Tehachapi, Inner South Coast Range, Transverse Range, Deserts
Natural Habitat: Slopes, canyons, washes, shrubland, woodland below 6800'

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