Acacia is a genus of shrubs and trees belonging to the subfamily Mimosoideae of the family Fabaceae.
The Kameeldoring / Acacia Eriloba or Kalahari Camel Thorn Tree is a large thorn tree. It is said that it was considered the tree of life by the San Tribe of the Kalahari, as it provided foliage and fruit to the animal life of the Kalahari. It is very easy to grow and makes a stunning Bonsai Specimen. A feature of the Kameeldoring are the very attractive flowers and pods. When dried the pods can make very interesting natural African themed decorations.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Spring
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