Egyptian Mimosa, Egyptian Thorn, Scented Thorn, Scented-pod Acacia
Acacia nilotica

Family: Mimosaceae
Genus: Acacia (a-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: nilotica (ny-LOH-tee-kuh) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grenoble,

Fort Myers, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.