Scented Thorn

Lekkerruikpeul -Acacia nilotica

  • Thorns are in pairs that slant backwards
  • Seed pods look like a string of beads, they don’t burst open but break into segments when they fall to the ground
  • Strong smelling pods – they have a sweet smell – like apples
  • Bark and pods rich in tannins
  • Pods can be toxic to domestic animals