Cascalote CAESALPINIA cacalaco "Cascalote"                                                          Cascalote
Common Name Cascalote Tree
Latin Name Caesalpinia cacalaco
Native Habitat Southern Mexico
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Twice per month in dry months
Height X Width 12 feet X 12 feet or larger, grows slowly
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, evergreen
Garden Suitability Hummingbird, Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Light yellow flowers most of winter, cold marginal
Nature Value Flowers used by butterflies and hummingbirds
Native American Uses Medicinal
Links  
    Images http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?stat=BROWSE&query_src=photos_flora_sci&where-genre=Plant&where-taxon=Caesalpinia+cacalaco&title_tag=Caesalpinia+cacalaco
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Fabaceae/Caesalpinia_cacalaco.html
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/Cascalote/Cascalote.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/68601/
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/plant_display.asp?prodid=1209
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