Acacia nilotica '~Species'

Prickly Acacia, Black Piquant, Gum Arabic Tree, Egyptian Thorn

Family: Fabaceae Pea


Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Year 'round
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Screen
Height 15' to 30' / 4.60m to 9.20m
Spread 15' to 20' / 4.60m to 6.00m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf, semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive