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Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis Acacia auriculiformis Acacia auriculiformis

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General Notes

Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Thick bark.

Native to Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

Family: Fabaceae

Additional Common Names


Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

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." 1995-2019. Jan 22, 2019.
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