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Acacia koa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Curved, gray-green phyllodes; pale yellow flowers seen in the axils in spring

Uses: Shade tree

Zones: 9-11

Description: The best known native timber tree of the Hawaiian Islands, the koa is allied to Australia?s Acacia melanoxylon and the Philippines? A. confusa, as well as some other Pacific Islands acacias. It grows to about 60 ft (18 m) tall with a dense b

Growth Habit: Spreading with rounded crown

Comments: Valuable source of timber in Hawaii, USA, for canoes

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