Acacia melanoxylon

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Blackwood Acacia

 
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Information by:         Photographer: Steve Mullany

 

Description

Tall fast growing tree reaching 30-50 ft. with 20-30 ft spread. It has white flowers that are noticable March through May. It can work as a windbreak and has wonderful biomass value. - Cornflower Farms Its leaves are dark green and narrow, with flowers that can also be creamy to straw-colored, growing in short clusters and appearing in March or April.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

Brown

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Invasive

Design Styles

Ranch, Seascape, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

n/a

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Background

 

Special Uses

Erosion Control, Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

Adjust sprinklers to avoid watering sidewalks and driveways.