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Screwbean Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens)

Screwbean Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens)

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You will get 15 seeds of Prosopis pubescens, SCREWBEAN MESQUITE for planting.

The Screwbean Mesquite is a small tree or shrub native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It grows up to 23 feet tall and has distinctive seedpods that resemble screws. This plant is valuable to wildlife and humans alike, as many animals feed on its seedpods and its nutritious seedpods can be eaten by humans, while its wood is used for building and firewood.

Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours

Stratification: none required

Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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