Texas Mountain Laurel, Mescal Bean
Mountain States Nursery
Large Chihuahuan shrub with very dense glossy foliage extending to ground. Large purple clusters wisteria like flowers at branch ends smelling of grape bubblebum. Evergreen, thornless & one of cleanest trees around. Deep infrequent summer irrigations will encourage faster growth. Seeds poisonous but extremely hard. Grows slowly to mature size of 15' tall & wide. Hardy to mid teens. Drought tolerant once established. Susc. to caterpillars. Lush looking. SC & W. Texas on limestone soil 1-5000'.
Information by George Hull MSN
Hardy to 10F secund=one sided
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