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Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
 Bursera fagaroides
Family: Burseraceae
Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Origin: Northwestern Mexico to southern Arizona
CaudexCan be used for bonsailarge shrub 5-10 ftsmall shrub 2-5 ftfull sunmoderate waterdry conditionsornamental foliagefragrantdeciduousincuded in CD catalog

A shrub or small tree, widespreading, with a very short, thick, trunk. Develops a swollen trunk, and can be a spectacular specimen. Flower is small, creamy white, borne on long stalks, may be clustered or solitary. Bark is tight and smooth, very attractive, reddish brown and peeling to reveal gray-green. Drought deciduous. Leaves have distinct citrus odor when crushed. Great ready bonsai! The fruit is brown maturing in late fall. The seeds are red, and germinate quite easily. The dried sap of some of the species sold as frankincense.


 
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera

Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera
Bursera fagaroides, Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera


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   2679 Bursera fagaroides - Elephant Tree
Elephant Tree, Fragrant Bursera. A succulent shrub or small tree, with a very short thick trunk. Develops a swollen trunk, and can be a spectacular specimen. Bark is tight and smooth, very attractive, reddish brown and peeling to reveal gray-green. Leaves have distinct citrus odor when crushed. Great ready bonsai! Large size plants with think heavy trunk: only a few plants, won't be available in this size any more (Restrictions for collecting from the wild). See size of the plants for sale.
Plants shipped barerooted (it has very few roots, but large trunk/caudex)

This item is certified for shipping to California.
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