Mesquite Trees

can a mesquite tree grow in massachusetts?

Zone massachusetts | Anonymous added on April 20, 2018 | Answered

I have several mesquite tree seeds i picked up in Arizona a few years back. Will a mesquite tree grow here in massachusetts?

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Answered on April 20, 2018

In terms of climate, mesquite trees can grow in gardening zones 6b through 9. Parts of MA are in zones 6b and above- check this map to see where you are:

The bigger challenge might be that mesquites are desert trees, so you will need to provide it with very well-drained soil and a sunny spot. Here is some more info about them:

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