Specie: Acacia xanthophloea
Planting Season: Deciduous
Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)
Cultivation: Moist soil
Features: Smooth, powdery, yellow-green bark; green bipinnate leaves; fragrant yellow flowers in spring
Description: Native to southeastern Africa, this deciduous tree up to 50 ft (15 m) high has a long single trunk and a somewhat sparse wide-spreading crown. On mature specimens the yellow-green bark is smooth and powdery. The bipinnate leaves are small and occur in sma
Growth Habit: Single trunk with open, wide spreading canopy
Comments: Kipling's 'fever tree' from 'The Elephant's Child'