Blackbrush Acacia

 

 

Acacia rigidula

 

 

Fabaceae

 

 

 

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Form: Shrub or small tree
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 10 ft high by 15 ft wide
Leaves
: Compound, deep green, oval leaflets
Flowers
: fragrant, pale yellow spikes in the spring
Fruit
: seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: Multi-trunked, light gray
Range/Origin
: Chihuahua Desert
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 10-13, 20o F

Comments: Medium thorns, slow growing

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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