SelecTree: Tree Detail
Utility friendly tree.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Australia.
Additional Common Names
FROST ACACIA, FROSTY WATTLE
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Medium to Light Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Pod, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.
Bark Light Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 13 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Moderate on Coast.
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 Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia pruinosa Tree Record." 1995-2018. Nov 15, 2018.
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