SelecTree: Tree Detail
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Thick bark.
Native to Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.
Additional Common Names
EARLEAF ACACIA, EARPOD WATTLE
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 50 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Lanceolate to Oblong, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Brown Pod, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer.
Bark Gray or Brown, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Leaves and Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Anthracnose.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia auriculiformis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 21, 2018.
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