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Native Texas plant

Rostrata Blooms

  For the first time since we planted rostratas in our fields 5 years ago, we have a few that are blooming!     The flower spikes are less structured than other  Yuccas but the petals are large, airy, and... Continue Reading →

How Cold Hardy Are My Palms?

Although we have hardly had a winter down in deep south Texas, most of the state has suffered through a couple of frigid events.    If you have palm trees, some probably didn't survive the winter. Here's a little info... Continue Reading →

Honey Mesquite Trees

Honey mesquite trees are fast growing and drought tolerant once established.

Texas Sabal

We have a wide variety of sizes of Texas Sabal Palm trees for sale.

Paloverde ‘Desert Museum’

 Desert museum Paloverde is our newest available product - it's a thornless paloverde!  We harvested the first trees yesterday and were thrilled with the root structure.  In nature, a paloverde tree may have three long roots with very few fibrous... Continue Reading →

Chapote or Texas Persimmons

Texas Persimmons, also known as Chapote, is a small semi-deciduous tree with dark  green leaves. It is often low forking or multi-trunked.   In South Texas, Texas Persimmons performs much like a live oak, retaining its leaves throughout the winter and then dropping... Continue Reading →

Wild Olive or Anacahuita

Sunday was the perfect day to spend outdoors - cool and sunny.  After burning the branches already in the fire pit, we wandered through the yard trimming dead wood to keep the fire going.   It gave us a chance to take... Continue Reading →

Cedar Elm

Even though it’s by far the tiniest tree in our yard, birds will still choose it to perch in it.

Texas Mountain Laurel

Native to Southwest and Central Texas, the blooms of the Texas Mountain Laurel are one of the first signs of spring.      The flowers are typically dark purple but occasionally a tree will bloom in pale lavender or white.   No matter... Continue Reading →

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