Arizona Rosewood

Vauquelinia californica

Image of Arizona Rosewood
Whole Plant
Image of Arizona Rosewood leaf

William Long, Agro / Hort 100G Spring 2002

Arizona Rosewood Vauquelinia californica - A small tree or shrub that will reach up to twenty feet high. It grows in zones 9-13. Shrub exhibits reddish-brown bark and lance shaped leaves. It produces white flowers in clusters at the tips of the branches. From these flowers ford woody seed pods that survive from the summer till the winter. Used primarily for desert landscapes or low water gardens.