Vachellia caven

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 - 20 feet
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Prior to sowing, soak seeds in warm water for 24 hours.
Needs specific temperature: 65º - 70ºF
Days to germinate: 30 to 50 days.
Other info: Plants form a deep taproot and do not like root disturbance, so it's best to plant seedlings in their permanent location as soon as possible.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Semi-ripe cuttings of lateral shoots.
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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