Acacia tortilis

Umbrella Thorn, Israeli Babool

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 10A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color n/a
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Specimen
Height 20' to 35' / 6.00m to 10.60m
Spread 25' to 40' / 7.60m to 12.20m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive