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ACACIA

ACACIA


 

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ACACIA ANEURA - (Mulga) - grows into a medium size moderate, long-lived evergreen gray green foliage tree, 15-20 ft. high and as wide with an upright branching structure and open foliage habit comprised of. Bright yellow flowers from mid to late summer, well adapted to heat, sun, aridity and extended periods of summer drought, and tolerates cold temperatures to 20°F, landscape plant in desert-style gardens where it is considered to be a low maintenance and trouble-free tree. It grows well with average winter rainfall and performs well with low amounts of irrigation during summer.
ACACIA BAILEYANA - Evergreen tree with fragrant yellow clusters of flowers it will bloom early to mid-winter. the foliage is a feathery grey blue creating a graceful tree as a single or multi-trunked specimen. It can grow up to 30′ tall and 40′ wide. It prefers full sun and tolerates little to no water when established. Zones 9-11.
ACACIA COGNATA - Evergreen shrub 2-3' tall x 3-6' wide with green fine textured foliage. Full sun, light shade well drained soil. Hardy to 20-25 F. It will accept little, occasional, or regular watering, low-growing, mounding form. The leaves can be red-tinged in new growth or from frost but mature to a rich emerald green, hardy to 15°F but the tips may freeze around 20-25° F. Tip damage may not be as damaging as it is to the tree form. When growing in a container, fertilize with a low or coated phosphorus product. A great plant for informal mounding along a dry steam bed, rock garden, tumbling down a slope or as a large potted specimen.
ACACIA LONGIFOLIA - Golden Wattle - Evergreen shrub 10-20' h x 10-20' w. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Sea coast tolerant. Yellow flowers in spring. Hardy to 20-25 degrees F. A. latifolia
ACACIA MELANOXYLON - Black Acacia - Large evergreen tree to 40' tall x 20' wide. Full sun.
ACACIA PENDULA - A small, slow-growing upright tree to 25 feet tall by 15 feet wide with weeping branches and silvery blue-gray narrow 2-3 inch long leaves. This very attractive tree is bushy and full when young and often takes on interesting ghostly shape with age. Drought resistant. Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
ACACIA REDOLENS - A low-growing shrub to 1-2' tall,10-15' wide with dense habit and much branched with stems covered with narrow gray-green leaves. Small vanilla scented yellow flowers appear in spring but are not very showy. Plant in full sun to light shade. Tolerant of very dry conditions and requires no irrigation once established in coastal gardens and infrequent watering in hot inland areas and grows well in moderately alkaline soils and windy coastal situations. Hardy to 15 to 20 degrees F. It can be used as a low groundcover if widely space so the plants don't build up against each other. A great groundcover, especially on slopes.
ACACIA SALICINA - Evergreen tree with creamy yellow flowers that will bloom most of the year heaviest in fall to winter. Long dark green leaves up to create a semi-weeping form on a fast growing tree. It can grow to 40′ tall and 15′ wide. It prefers full sun and will tolerate little to no water when established. Zones 9-11.


ACACIA SALIGNA - Evergreen shrub or small tree with deep golden-orange flowers. Blooming heaviest in spring. Foliage is narrow blue – green leaves 6-12″ long. Fast growing up to 30′ tall and 20′ wide. Prefers full sun and tolerates little to no water once established. Zones 9-11.


ACACIA SMALLII - Moderately fast-growing deciduous tree to 15-30’ tall x 15-25’ wide. Highly popular in arid climates, this attractive species is vase-shaped in youth, to eventually develop an airy, more rounded canopy with age. Small bright-green leaves are accented with fragrant, powder-puff-like golden-yellow flowers that appear in early to mid-spring. Flowers are followed by bright-green, bean-like seed pods that eventually mature to light brown. This relatively small-growing tree is well-suited for open areas, as a courtyard specimen, or as a large planter box centerpiece, thorned-branches should be considered when choosing a planting location. Tolerates a variety of soil types provided they’re well-drained, requires little water once established, and thrives in a full to partial sun exposure. Zones 8A-11.



ACACIA STENOPHYLLA (Shoe-String Acacia) - An open, quick-growing tree to 30' tall by 20' wide. Very long narrow and slightly twisted, drooping leaves lightly clothe weeping branches. Small rounded creamy yellow flowers appear in late winter/spring followed by clusters of brown seed pods. New bark is maroon. A good tree that provides light shade in drought tolerant gardens. Hardy to about 20-25 degrees F.



ACACIA SUBPOROSA - Fast-growing evergreen tree or large shrub to 20-30’ tall and wide. This tough yet very attractive Australian native features gracefully weeping branches clothed with dense, narrow, billowing bright-green foliage that makes this durable species a visual standout in the landscape. Abundant, lightly-fragrant, powder-puff-like creamy-yellow flowers appear near the branch tips late-winter into spring, followed by small, bean-like seed pods that eventually mature to light-brown. With its beautiful weeping appearance, this selection is impressive in most any setting, but is especially well-suited as a bushy accent or background, as a patio, courtyard or entryway tree, or as an attractive large container specimen. Prefers a well-drained soil and while capable of surviving with little water once established, a more robust specimen is achieved with moderate watering. Tolerates coastal conditions where it can thrive in full sun, prefers filtered sun to light shade in warmer inland climates. Zones 9A-11.