Vachellia rehmanniana

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 8m 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 known as Acacia rehmanniana, this is a small, flat-crowned tree with young branches densely covered with golden, furry hairs which later become grey and peel off to expose a powdery, rusty-red bark. The spines are long and straight, white with a reddish-brown tip. The flowers are white balls, grouped at the ends of the young branches. The fruit is a straight, flat greyish-brown pod.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
Suitable for medium-sized gardens.
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