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Paliurus spina christi, Paliurus aculeatus , Jerusalem Thorn

Paliurus spina christi, Paliurus aculeatus

Jerusalem Thorn
Family: Rhamnaceae
Origin: Mediterranean region
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Shrub with branches provided with thorns. Clusters of yellow-greenish flowers. The fruit is a dry woody nutlet centred in a circular wing (in Chinese hat shape).





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