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Acacia farnesiana


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Strongly perfumed globular flowers in small clusters winter?spring

Uses: Hedge Screen

Zones: 11-12

Description: A native of tropical America, this spreading wiry shrub or small tree to 15 ft (4.5 m) high has bipinnate leaves up to 2 in (5 cm) long and pairs of strong conspicuous spines in the leaf axils. The large, golden, sweetly scented, fluffy ball flowers are b

Growth Habit: Many branched spreading shrub

Comments: Essential oil from flowers used in perfume making

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