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Sissoo Tree

Sissoo Tree

Regular price $84.20 USD
Regular price Sale price $84.20 USD
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Plant Type: tree
Plant Height: 45-60 feet
Spread: 30-40 feet
Flower Color: yellow or white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun

The Sissoo Tree, also known as Dalbergia sissoo or the Indian Rosewood, is an excellent choice for landscaping in Arizona, particularly valued for its rapid growth, lush canopy, and adaptability to various environments. Native to the Indian Subcontinent and parts of South Asia, this tree is well-suited to the warm and dry conditions found in Arizona.

One of the key features of the Sissoo Tree is its fast growth rate, which allows it to quickly establish itself and provide shade. This makes it an ideal choice for homeowners or landscapers looking to create shaded areas in a relatively short period. The tree's foliage is dense and lush, with bright green, lance-shaped leaves that create a cooling effect and add a vibrant touch to the landscape.

The Sissoo Tree is highly drought-tolerant once established, making it a suitable choice for Arizona's desert climate. It can adapt to a variety of soil types, although it prefers well-drained soils. Regular watering during the initial growth period is beneficial, but the tree can withstand periods of dryness once mature.

In terms of size, the Sissoo Tree can reach heights of 40 to 60 feet, with a canopy spread of about 25 to 30 feet. Its size and spreading canopy make it an excellent choice for large open spaces, parks, and as a street tree. However, it's important to consider the tree's mature size and root system when choosing a planting location, as it can be quite expansive.

One consideration when planting the Sissoo Tree is its aggressive root system, which can potentially cause problems with nearby structures, pavements, or underground utilities. It's advisable to plant the tree in a location where its roots will not interfere with such structures.

The Sissoo Tree is relatively low-maintenance, requiring little care once established. It can be pruned to control its size and shape, making it versatile for various landscape designs.

In summary, the Sissoo Tree is a great choice for Arizona landscapes, offering rapid growth, a lush canopy, and drought tolerance. Its adaptability to the region's climate and low maintenance needs make it a practical and attractive addition to both residential and commercial landscapes.

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