Climbing Acacia, Cha-om, Bala
Acacia pennata

Family: Mimosaceae
Genus: Acacia (a-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: pennata (pen-AY-tuh) (Info)

Category:

Herbs

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 21, 2005, JodyC from Palmyra, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Khair grows slowly and matures to a height of about 10 meters in about 55 years. The diameter of the trunk is about 30 to 40 cm, and it is seldom straight. Instead, it generally tends to be crooked with an irregular shaped crown.