Dalbergia sissoo (aka Indian Rosewood, Shisham)
About the only thing that grows faster than a Sissoo tree has been it's popularity over the last 20 years. Sissoo trees are native to the hotter parts of India and are very well adapted to live in the hot Southwestern desert areas. Because they are a durable, low water using desert tree, yet have the appearance of a classic shade tree, they have offer a truly great appeal to many landscape designs.
Sissoo trees keep their leaves all year, making them an excellent choice for both shade and privacy. Whether you have a desert style landscape, Mediterranean style or even classic style, Sissoo trees will get the job done!