Vachellia choriophylla

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 

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Cinnecord, Tamarindillo, Thornless Acacia

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

Also known as Acacia choriophylla

Plant Specifics

Size:8-12 (35) ft tall.
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen. Flowers in spring.
Habitats:Dry sites, Coastal berm, pine rocklands, rockland hammock, upland edges of mangrove swamps and buttonwood hammocks.


Recommended Uses:Specimen tree prized for its dark green foliage.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).
Soil/Substrate:Lime rock, Sand



Provides food and cover for birds and other wildlife.