SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and Pasedena, CA
Good espalier. Leaves may change form as trees age.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Australia.
Additional Common Names
WEEPING ACACIA, WEEPING MYALL
Weeping with a Low Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 30 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Lanceolate, Blue Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Winter. 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, Rough.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 13 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, 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 and Caterpillars, Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Weak.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Espalier or Hedged.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia pendula Tree Record." 1995-2018. Sep 21, 2018.
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