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Acacia spectabilis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8-10 ft (2.4-3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Blue-green bipinnate leaves; golden yellow flowers on long racemes late winter?spring

Uses: Screen Informal hedge Specimen plant

Zones: 9-11

Description: From the inland slopes of eastern Australia, this tall slender shrub, 8?10 ft (2.4?3 m) high, has an open growth habit and pendulous branches often with a silvery bloom. It has soft, blue-green, bipinnate leaves and very showy, golden yellow, ball-shaped

Growth Habit: Slender open habit with drooping branches

Comments: Prune lightly after flowering to keep in good shape

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