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Texas Gardening forum: Guayacan

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Name: Duane Robinson
Huntsville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas
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Poohdaddy
Oct 19, 2013 5:30 PM CST
Today at our Master Gardener Plant sale I bought two Guayacans. Tag says the scientific name is Guaiacum coulteri. Linda how does this compare to the Texas lignum-vitae that you have posted pictures of on here? It is suppose to be drought tolerant and a very prolific plant in West Texas. One I am going to plant and just let it grow and the other I plant to try to maintain as a shrub.

Any suggestions? The one I saw at TreeSearch when we were picking some of our plants for the sale was in a pot and had beautiful bluish purple flowers.
Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Oct 20, 2013 7:53 AM CST
That species grows in Mexico, pretty flowers! What I'd be concerned about is the cold-hardiness...don't know how cold it gets where you are. Found this on it:
http://www.envirocontrol-llc.com/products/guayacan/
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
E. B. White

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