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Vachellia Farnesiana

Botanical Name:

Vachellia farnesiana

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Soil
Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Caliche type
Heat Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub 1.5–4 m. high., Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

12-36 ft.

Flower

Flowers bright golden-yellow, sweetly scented, in axillary pedunculate heads; involucel at apex of peduncle., Flower 3/8 inch. Sepals 5

Fruit

Pods (Fig. 16/38, p. 67) indehiscent, straight or curved, subterete and turgid, dark brown to blackish, glabrous, finely longitudinally striate, 4–7.5 cm. long, 0.9–1.5(–2) cm. in diameter., Green, Brown, Black 3-8 cm

Benefits
Ornamental

Aromatic

Taxonomy

Order

Fabales

Family

Fabaceae

Genus

Vachellia

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