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Acacia harpophylla


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30-50 ft (9-15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Silvery gray phyllodes; dark furrowed bark; racemes of yellow flowers late winter?early spring

Uses: Shade tree Shelter tree

Zones: 9-11

Description: Native to semi-arid regions of eastern Australia, this erect densely crowned tree, 30?50 ft (9?15 m) or more high, sometimes forming dense thickets by suckering, is valued as a shade and shelter tree for hot areas. The tree has dark furrowed bark, silvery

Growth Habit: Erect with a dense crown

Comments: Fast growing; long lived; prone to suckering

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