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Honey Mesquite

Honey Mesquite The mesquite tree (Prosopis glandulosa) is a pod-bearing tree native to South Texas. It is named for its sweet, honey-producing flowers.   They grow an average of 20-40 feet tall and have a broad crown of similar proportions with … Continue reading

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Fresh Cut Christmas Trees

  Why choose a real tree (outside of the great smell)? Choosing a fresh-cut or live tree is a great way to add more green to your holiday. Unlike artificial trees, real trees are a renewable resource. Christmas tree farms … Continue reading

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Tree Care for the First Two Years

Your trees will need extra care for the first two years while they are establishing a healthy root system.  Below is an explanation of our planting procedure and your care. PLANTING DIRECTIONS: Dig a hole twice as wide as and … Continue reading

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South American Palm Weevil The South American Palm Weevil was found in the valley this past spring by Texas A & M AgriLife Research & Extension Center in Weslaco. These weevils can kill palms the crown of a palm and … Continue reading

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Anacua Tree

Anacua, Ehretia anacua, is native to South Texas and is often called Sandpaper Tree. The name Sandpaper Tree comes from the rough sandpaper texture of the leaves.  At maturity it can reach heights of up to 50 feet and a … Continue reading

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