Acacia saligna      
Blue leaf wattle    
Fabaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


Form: single or multistemmed tree; can also be grown as a shrub
Seasonality: semi-evergreen; may retain leaves in warm winters
Size: 15 - 25ft high; 10 - 20ft wide
Leaves: linear; up to 8in long
Flowers: showy, large, panicle of bright yellow flower heads in spring; individual flowers 1/2 inch in diameter
Fruit: none
Stems/Trunks: dark trunk
Range/Origin: western Australia
Hardiness: moderately frost tolerant, to 22°F


Research by Master Gardener Paul Ellis


can be blown over by wind if overwatered
also known as Weeping wattle and Golden wreath wattle

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