SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: San Luis Obispo, CA, Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA, San Marcos Growers - Santa Barbara, CA and LA County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
An open, fast-growing tree with weeping, long and linear leaves. Provides light shade. May root sprout.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Australia.
Acacia stenophylla var. linearis
Spreading with a High Canopy.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 30 feet.
Width: 10 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Linear, Bluish Green or Silver or Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Legume, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Spring, Summer or Fall.
Bark Dark Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low 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.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Moderate.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Weak.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acacia stenophylla Tree Record." 1995-2020. Sep 29, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acacia-stenophylla >
SelecTree Nursery Connection Map
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