SelecTree: Tree Detail
Utility friendly tree.
Evergreen shrub or small tree to 25 feet. Needs sun. Known to be moderately drought tolerant.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Southeastern Australia.
Spreading or Weeping with a Low Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 25 feet.
Width: 12 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Lanceolate to Linear, Light Green to Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Bright Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.
Bark Dark Brown or Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 12 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Moist to Dry and Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, and Birds.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia pycnantha Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 20, 2018.
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