Camel Thorn

Vachellia erioloba

Kameeldoring

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Vachellia erioloba
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The beautiful, slow-growing camel thorn grows well in poor soils and in harsh environmental conditions. It is an ideal shrub/tree for a small or large garden. This is a protected tree in South Africa. ZA Distribution: Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Fabaceae

Flower colour

Cream

Credits

profile iconVachellia erioloba
by Mhlonishwa Dlamini, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, December 2005 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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