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Acacia Arabica, Desi Babul - 0.5 Kg Seeds

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Acacia is a woody genus and shows the period of juvenility.
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Description for Acacia Arabica, Desi Babul

Babool is a medium to large tree, native to West Asia, that can reach a height of 10 m, with an average of 4-7 m in height. The crown is somewhat flattened or rounded, with a moderate density.
The branches have a tendency to droop downwards if the crown is roundish. The bark is blackish gray or dark brown in mature trees and deeply grooved, with longitudinal fissures.
The young branches are smooth and gray to brown in color. The leaves are twice compound.

Common name(s): Nilotica, Gum Arabic, Babool, Babul
Flower colours: Bright yellow
Bloom time: Once in a year, Autumn to Winter
Max reacahble height: 4 to 10 m
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to moderate

Planting and care

It grows in all terrestrial habitats, including alpine settings, rainforests, woodlands, grasslands, coastal dunes, and deserts.

Sunlight: Full
Soil: Grow on saline, alkaline soils and requires sufficient moisture in the soil.
Water: Moderate
Temperature: 15 degrees to 28 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer

Caring for Acacia Arabica

    Typical uses of Acacia Arabica

    Special features:

    Culinary use: Indigenous Australians have traditionally harvested the seeds of some species, to be ground into flour and eaten as a paste or baked into a cake. In addition to utilizing the edible seed and gum, they employed the timber for implements, weapons, and fuel.

    Ornamental use: Plant used as an ornamental plant for foliage and attractive flowers.

    References

    • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Babool.html
    • Orchard, Anthony E.; Wilson, Annette J.G. (2001). Flora of Australia. Volume 11A, Mimosaceae, Acacia part 1. Melbourne: CSIRO. pp. x–. ISBN 9780643067172.
    • https://books.google.co.in/books?hl=en&lr=&id=ZcTP7Kb01NAC&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&dq=Acacia+nilotica+bloom+time&ots=b98fBpwzgR&sig=jNM1ntk16Ne5vvM08cZpYPmTwP0#v=onepage&q&f=false
    • http://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/2342

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