Goldenball Lead Tree
Littleleaf Lead Tree; Wahoo Tree
Southwest Texas and northern Mexico
- Central Texas
- Full Sun
- Very Low
About This Plant
Full sun. Nearly evergreen; thornless, with breezy foliage and big, fragrant yellow flowers after summer rains. It can reach 25′, but is usually smaller in stature. Goldenball lead tree is suitable for thin rocky soils or sloping sites; it performs best with good drainage. Rare in the wild, it has found increasing popularity in the home landscape; in a garden setting makes a great perch in an unirrigated border or cactus garden. It can be shrub-pruned as needed or trained into a small tree.
Very occasional pruning and training.
12-15' H, 5-10' W
Clay, Sandy, Thin