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Vachellia karroo

Sweet thorn | A very common pioneer thorn tree | Leeuwfontein Estates

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Use Vachellia karroo as a pioneer to protect connoisseur species.

Vachellia karroo

Sweet thorn

Soetdoring

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It is very hardy (min. temperature is -6C)

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Medium: 8m high; 8m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?

No

  • It's leaf growth is

deciduous

  • It's growth rate is

fast

  • It's roots are

slightly aggressive

  • It's drought tolerance?

Needs modest water

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?

Nesting

None

  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

flowers in profusion

  • Value to game?

browse leaves

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