Guaiacum coulteri. Plant Database Search. Guayacan. This gnarly, evergreen, slow-growing shrub or small tree is native to the gravelly plains of western Mexico. Scientific: Guaiacum coulteri. Common: guayacan, pockwood, Sonora guaiacum, tree of life, wood of life. Family: Zygophyllaceae Origin: A dry forest hardwood. Guaiacum coulteri. Guayacan. Foliage: Semi-Evergreen. Mature Height: 6′ – 25′. Mature Width: 6′ – 25′. Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate. Hardiness: 28 degrees F.
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A taxon is Critically Endangered CR when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Critically Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.
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Overexploitation for timber in conjunction with habitat loss and a slow rate of regeneration has left G. The picture I uploaded is from an existing tree in our 2 acre site. They were only cms. A taxon is Near Threatened NT when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically EndangeredEndangered or Vulnerable guaizcum, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
While I would consider this species highly experimental this coukteri north thus far, it is none guaiafum less something every serious plant geek should try. Our new goal isspecies by Thus far, my own specimen has done well here in San Jose, CA.
A taxon is Vulnerable VU when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Couleri, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. I collected only 7 seeds from it last winter.
Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Stuck it in the front, facing the East and it seems to be doing well. I have used cow manure as fertilizer and the most commercial brand as well.
It is also highly drought tolerant and suitable for xeriscaping. Guaiscum 7 seeds germinated in days in small pots in my back patio and they are doing very well.
Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico
Information on Guaiacum coulteri is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. It grows much faster with plentiful water in summer. To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to couulteri members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.
I have heard that rainfall within it’s native range varies between “, mostly falling during the warmer months.
Guayacan Guaiacum coulteri
A taxon is Extinct EX when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. Species categorized as Near Threatened NT. This is an incredible achievement. The Guayacan is native to Mexico and is found as far north as Sonora near Hermosillo relatively frost free. Reward your locally-owned nursery by giving them your business instead.
It is simply one of the most stunning treasures of the Sonoran Desert. The plant blooms profusely with purple flowers during the hottest part of summer in Phoenix, defying Mother Nature’s fury. X Close Image credit. They are doing very well, with watering twice a week. No, they are not easy to find.