tree, shrub

Acacia greggii | Cat-claw Acacia

Cat-claw Acacia is easy to maintain as a shrub form. Requires little water. However, additional irrigation increases growth, which allows pruning to create a small tree. Curved thorns are the reason behind its common name, making it an excellent barrier plant. Canopy coverage: 113 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 0F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 12 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: cream

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: butterflies