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Acacia pendula


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Acacia
                        Specie: Acacia pendula

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position; will tolerate heavier soils

Features: Weeping tree with silvery phyllodes; yellow flower balls appear irregularly

Uses: Foliage contrast

Zones: 9-11

Description: Widespread in low-rainfall areas of eastern Australia, this beautiful weeping tree to 40 ft (12 m) high is ideal for planting in dry areas with medium to heavy soils and some ground moisture. It has narrow silvery phyllodes and pendulous branches, often d

Growth Habit: Erect tree with slender pendulous branches

Comments: Timber used in wood turning

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