Acacia constricta Benth. var. constricta

Scientific Name: Acacia constricta Benth. var. constricta

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Rosidae / Fabales / Fabaceae / Leguminosae / Vachellia Wight & Arn./ Acacia constricta Benth. var. constricta

<i>Acacia constricta</i> Benth. var. constricta
General Information
Usda SymbolACCOC
Life CyclePerennial
Growth HabitsShrubTree,
Native LocationsACCOC

Plant Guide

Use soil moisture sensors to measure the soil moisture of Acacia constricta Benth. var. constricta.

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Temperature, Minimum (°F)-13
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceHigh
Fertility RequirementLow
Fire ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days, Minimum250
Hedge ToleranceHigh
Moisture UseLow
pH, Maximum8.5
pH, Minimum7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim700
Planting Density per Acre, Minim300
Precipitation, Maximum20
Precipitation, Minimum4
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)12
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceIntolerant


Resprout AbilityYes
Shape and OrientationErect
Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Fire ResistantNo
Flower ColorYellow
Flower ConspicuousYes
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousYes
Nitrogen FixationLow
Low Growing GrassNo
Leaf RetentionNo
Known AllelopathNo
Height, Mature (feet)9.0
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (fee6
Growth RateSlow
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Fruit/Seed ColorBrown


Vegetative Spread RateNone
Small GrainNo
Seedling VigorHigh
Seed Spread RateModerate
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Seed per Pound23811
Propagated by TubersNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSummer
Fruit/Seed AbundanceHigh
Commercial AvailabilityField Collections Only
Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Propagated by CuttingsNo


Veneer ProductNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Protein PotentialMedium
Post ProductNo
Palatable HumanYes
Palatable Browse AnimalLow
Nursery Stock ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Lumber ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Berry/Nut/Seed ProductNo

<i>Acacia constricta</i> Benth. var. constricta

<i>Acacia constricta</i> Benth. var. constricta

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