Texas Kidneywood Details

Texas Kidneywood

  • Also Known As: Rock Bush
  • Botanical Name: Eysenhardtia texana
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Fragrance, Border - Mixed
  • Ornamental Value: White
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Birds
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Bushy
  • Plant Spread: 8' - 10'
  • Plant Height: 8' - 10'


It grows best in full sun to light shade and is very drought tolerant once established, although it may drop its leaves in periods of drought. It will grow faster with more moisture, but still must be planted in well-drained soil. Fragrant flowers and leaves. Blooms intermittently, but especially after rains.

Tree Care Guide

Texas Kidneywood Photos