Our ‘A’ to ‘Z’ of Gardening Terms

Terms that begin with “X”

xanthophyllA yellow or almost colorless photosynthetic pigment.
xericA plant or landscape that conserves water. Most xeric plants need minimal supplemental water after an establishment period (18 to 24 months after planting) unless there is extreme drought.
xylemWater- and nutrient-conducting tissue. See phloem.