Sweet Acacia

 

 

Acacia farnesiana

 

 

Fabaceae

 

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Form: Shrub or small tree
Seasonality
: Deciduous

Size: 20 ft high by 25 ft wide
Leaves
: feathery, compound
Flowers
: golden puff balls
Fruit
: seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: single or multiple
Range/Origin
: Southern U.S. and South America
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 13-24, 10o F

Comments: Thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Moderate, pod litter

 

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