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Acacia buxifolia


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3-10 ft (1-3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Gray-green phyllodes; golden yellow globular flowers in spring

Uses: Informal hedge Screen

Zones: 8-10

Description: Occurring naturally along the eastern Australian coast, tablelands and slopes, this erect or spreading shrub reaches 3?10 ft (1?3 m) high. It has short, leathery, gray-green phyllodes and profuse golden yellow ball flowerheads in dense axillary racemes in

Growth Habit: Open upright habit

Comments: Will tolerate moderate frosts; prune regularly to keep shape

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