– boxelder maple ( Acer negundo )
– water birch ( Betula occidentalis )
– netleaf hackberry ( Celtis laevigata var. ..
The palo verde tree is considered Arizona's state tree, but there are several different species. The Desert Museum palo verde is one of the best choices for a fast-growing tree. It delivers a large canopy for shade and is the fastest growing palo verde species
Many trees that do best in Phoenix and Tucson are native mesquites and palo verdes that only reach a height of 30 feet. Many taller indigenous trees grow well in the desert such as ash, elm, pistache and oak. Pines also do well in Arizona
- boxelder maple ( Acer negundo ) - water birch ( Betula occidentalis ) - netleaf hackberry ( Celtis laevigata var. ..