WHITETHORN ACACIA suitable for counties:
ARIZONA: Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma
MARYLAND: All counties
NEW MEXICO: Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lea, Luna, Sierra, Socorro
TEXAS: Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Ellis, Howard, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kerr, Loving, Maverick, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Starr, Terrell
VIRGINIA: All counties

Whitethorn acacia belongs to family of fabaceae plants, its species name is constricta. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Whitethorn acacia has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Whitethorn acacia booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with multiple stems. Whitethorn acacia is a slow growing plant, a mature Whitethorn acacia can grow up to 9.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are whitethorn acaciawhitethorn acacia, and whitethorn acacia

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 9.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 250
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Late Spring


Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 23811
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Medium
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 6
Height, Mature (feet) : 9.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : Low
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : Slight

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 250
Hedge Tolerance : High Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 7.0 pH (Maximum) : 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 20 Precipitation (Maximum) : 20
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 12 Salinity Tolerance : Medium
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13



whitethorn acacia
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, AZ, Globe.
whitethorn acacia
G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Organ Pipe National Monument.
whitethorn acacia
Patrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.


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