is a beautifully shaped ornamental tree, native to Mexico and South America.
Scientific name of the tree of sedition:
Acacina farnesiana (L) Wihd:
The English name for the tree of discord:
Botanical description of sweet acacia.
sweet acacia tree is a beautiful ornamental tree. It is a fast-growing spiny tree, with deciduous leaves during the winter. The tree reaches a height of approximately 2-5 m
The bark in sweet acacia tree is brown in color and the leaves are a double feathered compound, there are small glands on their necks. As for the flowers, they are orange in color and have a beautiful aromatic scent, and they bloom during winter and spring.
The fruits in sweet acacia tree are thick, smooth, cylindrical horns, about 10 cm long, and dark brown in color, and there are longitudinal stripes on the pods.
As for the seeds, they are ellipsoidal smooth, embedded in a dry villous tissue.
Propagation of sweet acacia trees.
Reproduction in sweet acacia trees is through seeds that are planted immediately after their appearance, because they are infected with piercing insects that damage them.
The seeds are planted in planting boxes with attention to irrigation until the true leaves appear, after which they are separated into suitable pots No. 8 or No. 10 and followed by regular watering irrigation until they reach the appropriate size, where they are planted in larger pots or transferred to permanent land.
Water for the sweet acacia
The trees of strife are among the trees that need regular irrigation without extravagance or thirst, especially during the spring and summer, but during the winter season, irrigation must be reduced, provided that it is every 21-30 days, as the trees of strife are among the fallen trees in the winter, so irrigation must be reduced and then Regular irrigation is repeated during spring and summer.
Fertilizing sweet acacia.
sweet acacia trees are among the trees that need fertilizing, whether fertilizing with major elements of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium, so it is necessary to fertilize well and separate the integrated fertilizer NPK 19-19-19, which can be fertilized at a rate of 50 g/tree during the spring and summer months, but the fertilization stops within a month June, with interest in irrigation immediately after the composting process.
Attention should be paid to well-decomposed organic fertilization during the winter season in December and January at a rate of 10-15 kg / tree with good soil stirring after adding fertilizer.
Soil suitable for planting sweet acacia trees.
sweet acacia need well-drained fertile soil free of harmful salts, as well as flat land that does not have steep slopes that affect the growth and spread of roots.
Pruning the sweet acacia.
The trees of fitna are pruned during the month of December by removing dry and broken branches and pruning the tree to take its aesthetic shape.
Attention should be given to spraying trees with copper oxychlorine, while painting the place of broken branches with Bordeaux paste.
Topping sweet acacia.
The purpose of topping is to determine the size of the tree by cutting the end of the branches to produce new branches and increase the aesthetic size of the tree.
Planting trees of sweet acacia at home.
sweet acacia trees are beautiful trees that can be planted in home gardens in the middle of flower beds. They can also be planted in roof gardens, where they are planted in suitable pots and placed in the dialogue of fences to give an aesthetic shape to the roof garden, with good attention to irrigation and fertilization operations.
Benefits of sweet acacia.
1- Sedition trees are among the flowering trees that are planted in public gardens and also in private gardens inside the house or in roof gardens.
2- A good-smelling perfume is extracted from the flowers of the trees of sedition, as it is used in the manufacture of expensive perfumes.
3- Some materials for the tanning industry are extracted from the seed pods of sedition trees.
4- One of the characteristics of sedition trees is their tolerance of drought and high temperatures, but this can also affect the growth of the tree, a good and appropriate growth.