SelecTree: Tree Detail

SNOWY RIVER WATTLE
Acacia boormanii

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Photo Locations: UC Davis - Davis, CA, Leaning Pine Arboretum - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA and Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Drought tender.

Has fragrant Flower.

Native to Southeastern Australia.

Family: Fabaceae

Additional Common Names

SNOWY RIVER WATTLE, BOORMAN ACACIA

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 10 - 20 feet.

Width: 5 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, Blue Green or Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Light Gray, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 12 - 24.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Not Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia boormanii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jan 22, 2018.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acacia-boormanii >

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