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Senegalia caffra (Acacia caffra) (100 seeds)

R25.00

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Senegalia caffra (Acacia caffra) (Fabaceae). Common Hook Thorn (e), Gewone Haakdoring (a), UmTholo (z), Motholo (s). Very hardy, deciduous, drought resistant, graceful tree with feathery foliage that gives the tree a weeping shape. Fragrant, creamy-white flower spikes are borne early summer. Tolerates harsh conditions – cold and drought. It has few scattered small hook thorns and a fissured, flaking bark. Once planted out it quickly develops into a beautiful tree that can be used as a single specimen or to create a beautiful avenue. Attracts birds and insects to the garden. Size 3 to 12m. S.A. No. 162. Sowing: Pour boiling water over seeds and let soak for 24 hours before sowing. Sow in springtime. Seeds take about 1 week to germinate. Locality: Pretoria. Harvest: September 2023