SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: UC Davis - Davis, CA, The Living Desert - Palm Desert, CA and San Antonio Botanic Garden - San Antonio, TX
Branches don't droop, and resist breakage. Drought tolerant once established.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Texas and Northern Mexico.
Additional Common Names
EBONY BLACKBEAD, TEXAS EBONY
Oval or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 40 feet.
Width: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Brown or Black Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.
Bark Brown, Rough.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 12 - 13.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as High.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ebenopsis ebano Tree Record." 1995-2019. Oct 17, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/ebenopsis-ebano >