The Size of a New Mexico Olive Tree

The New Mexico olive, or New Mexico privet, matures to 10 feet high and 8 feet wide. The drought-tolerant shrub is native to southwestern North America. Dark blue fruit follows its spring yellow flowers.

Keywords: New Mexico olive, New Mexico privet, Growing Forestiera Neomexicana

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