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Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

Common names: Scented Thorn (E); umNqawe (Z); Lekkerruikpeul (A); Moku (NS);

Native to: Southern Africa
Tree

Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

DECIDUOUS

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

FRAGRANT

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

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

Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

DESCRIPTION

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.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
A useful plant for a wildlife garden as it is always alive with insects, birds and reptiles.
LANDSCAPING USES
A useful plant for a wildlife garden as it is always alive with insects, birds and reptiles.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
BARK
SPINES

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