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Acacia podalyriifolia


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10-15 ft (3-4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Rounded silvery blue phyllodes; golden flowers early winter?spring

Uses: Foliage contrast Screen Shrub borders

Zones: 9-11

Description: Native to the near coastal areas of southern Queensland, Australia, this large shrub or slender small tree, reaching 10?15 ft (3?4.5 m) high, is widely cultivated for its decorative, rounded, silvery phyllodes and profuse, fragrant, golden ball flowers in

Growth Habit: Short trunk with spreading crown

Comments: Fast growing; can be affected by borer and other diseases

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