Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert

Arizona Municipal Water Users Association

Gray Thorn

Zizyphus obtusifolia v. canescens

The Basics
  • Type:shrub
  • Sun:full sun
  • Hardiness:15°F
  • Water:very low
Growth
  • Growth Rate:slow
  • Mature Size:6' Height x 8' Width
  • Mature Form:upright
Foliage
  • Evergreen:deciduous
  • Color:gray-green
  • Texture:medium
Flowers
  • Color:Cream (nonshowy)
  • Season:early summer
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