Mesquite Trees in Arizona

  How to trim Mesquite trees in Arizona Mesquite trees are found throughout Arizona and are the most commonly used wood for firewood. These trees are low in moisture content, therefore they have a tendency to spark. Trimming mesquite trees in Arizona can help reduce the risk of fires and protect your family and home from wildfire. The first step is to identify the species of mesquite tree you are dealing with. Mesquite trees grow in three different types: solitary, multi-stemmed and multi-trunk. Solitary mesquite trees are the most common type of mesquite and grow in dense clumps. They can be identified by their long, thick trunk. You will find them in desert and grasslands. Multi-stemmed mesquite trees grow in groups of three 1. Types of Mesquite trees Mesquite trees are a type of tree that is native to the deserts of North America and the southwest. Mesquite trees grow best in the dry, sandy soil found in the desert. The mesquite tree is a slow growing tree, but it can reach up to 15