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Acacia longifolia


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6-25 ft (1.8-8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Mid to dark green phyllodes; profuse yellow flower spikes winter?spring

Uses: Hedge Windbreaks Screen

Zones: 9-11

Description: This variable wattle from eastern Australia is mostly a small bushy tree, 6?25 ft (1.8 m?8 m) high, with a short trunk and low spreading branches. The tree has straight, thick phyllodes, 21?2?8 in (6?20 cm) long with prominent longitudinal veins. It bears

Growth Habit: Short trunk with spreading branches

Comments: Very fast growing; short lived

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