SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Native to Western Australia.
Additional Common Names
LEATHER-LEAF, BROAD LEAVED MULGA, DESERT ACACIA
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 12 - 15 feet.
Width: 12 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Round, Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Pod, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Winter, Spring or Summer Wildlife use it.
Bark Light Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 12 - 24.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Weak.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia craspedocarpa Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 22, 2019.
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