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Acacia pycnantha


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10-25 ft (3-8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Leathery green phyllodes; perfumed golden yellow flowers late winter?spring

Uses: Soil binder Borders

Zones: 9-11

Description: This tall shrub or small open-branched tree to 10?25 ft (3?8 m) high is Australia?s national floral emblem. It has pendulous branches and thick, leathery, bright green phyllodes. In late winter and spring, profuse, large and perfumed, golden yellow ball f

Growth Habit: Open domed tree with pendulous branches

Comments: Australia's national floral emblem

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