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Acacia dealbata


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Dark gray to black trunk with silver-gray foliage; flowers on long racemes are pale yellow to golden late winter?spring

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Color contrasting

Zones: 8-10

Description: Although this handsome tree reaches only about 50 ft (15 m) in the New South Wales tablelands, specimens to 80 ft (24 m) high occur in mountain forests in southern parts of mainland Australia and Tasmania. In a spacious garden it will grow to about 60 ft

Growth Habit: Domed tree

Comments: Prone to suckering

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