Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 10m x 4m
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 know as Acacia nilotica, this is a semi-deciduous tree with a rough and deeply fissured dark grey bark. The leaves are find and hairy. The flowers are yellow balls. The spines are long and paired. The fruit is a warty, scented, dark-grey seed pod that is constricted between the seeds.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
A useful plant for a wildlife garden as it is always alive with insects, birds and reptiles.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A useful plant for a wildlife garden as it is always alive with insects, birds and reptiles.
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