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Senegalia nigrescens

Common names: Knob-thorn, Acacia nigrescens (E); unkhaya (Z); Knoppiesdoring (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Tree

Senegalia nigrescens

DECIDUOUS

FULL SUN

SEMI FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

SLOW GROWER

MEDIUM GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

12m x 8m

MAXIMUM SIZE:

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

Senegalia nigrescens

DESCRIPTION

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.

LANDSCAPING USES
A beautiful focal tree for a large garden.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Desert, Grassland, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
FRUIT

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