SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Very drought resistant. Tolerates saline soils.
Native to Australia.
Additional Common Names
CYCLOP ACACIA, RED-EYE WATTLE
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 10 - 20 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Linear, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall, Winter or Summer.
Bark Brown, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 13 - 24.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Good Inland.
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.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia cyclops Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acacia-cyclops >