|Tomlinson is an upright compact, semi-evergreen to evergreen tree, reaching 18 feet in height in 10 years. The leaves have a leathery texture and are pinnate, dark green and up to 6 inches long, each with up to 7 oval, tapered leaflets, with wavy margins. Leaflets may burn if exposed to hot wind. Shallow rooted, encourage deeper rooting by watering deeply. Native to central America.