Senegalia nigrescens

FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 12m x 8m
MAXIMUM SIZE (H) x (W): 25m x 11m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

Previously known as Acacia nigrescens, this is a deciduous tree with a rounded or spreading crown. The bark is dark brown with black prickles on prominent knob on older branches. It produces cream flowers on spikes up to 100mm long. The fruit is a dark brown pod.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, desert, grassland, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A beautiful focal tree for a large garden.
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Treeshop for their input on tree images, www.treeshop.co.za