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Acacia howittii


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Dark green phyllodes on branches; lemon flower balls emerge in spring

Uses: Hedge Specimen plant Screen

Zones: 9-11

Description: This rounded small tree with a dense weeping habit to about 25 ft (8 m) tall is limited naturally to a small area in southeastern Australia. It is well known in cultivation, where it has become popular as a hedge plant. It has sticky dark green phyllodes

Growth Habit: Dense weeping habit

Comments: Low spreading form available

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