Acacia nigrescens – Knob thorn

Acacia nigrescens

Common Name: Knob Thorn
Family: Mimosoideae

A decidous tree, with rounded or spreading crown, named for its knob like thorns that form on the trunk. It bears attractive flowers in cream to yellowish white spikes, appearing with or before new leaves. Drought resistant. Makes a good garden tree, especially if planted in groups of 3 or 5. Non aggressive root system.

Height: 8-10m but can reach 30m

Flowers: August to November

Fruits: January to June


 

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