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Acacia, Gum Arabic (Acacia arabica) potted tree, gallon size, organic

$40.00

Family: Legume (Fabaceae)

Hardy to Zones 10 to 12

(Vachellia, Acacia nilotica)  Native to Arabia, growing to 30 feet tall.  Source of gum arabic, which exudes from the trunk and branches of the tree during hot weather or when the bark is incised.  Gum arabic is used extensively in candies, confections, and gum, as well as in baking and cookery, paint manufacture.  Traditional usage (TWM):  a thickening agent and antidiarrheal.  The classic spreading form of this drought tolerant tree is accentuated by the presence ot aromatic yellow flowers. This is a spiny tree.  Tree prefers full sun and fast draining soil. Plant at least 15 feet apart.

Potted tree in a gallon pot, Certified Organically Grown

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