Sweet Acacia (Vachellia farnesiana)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 15 - 25 feet
Plant Spread: 15 - 25 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Fruit: Other: 2 - 3 inch, round dark brown to black, woody pod.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Orange-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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