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Acacia pendula

Weeping myall

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Features

  • BloomsJanuary to May
  • Height5m to 9m
  • Spread3m to 6m
  • Growth HabitUpright weeping
  • Flower ColourPale yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Acacia pendula (Weeping myall). This is a small, densely crowned tree to about 8m which has vertically drooping branchlets and makes a good shade or ornamental tree in semi-arid areas. It has narrowly lance-shaped silvery-grey phyllodes. An ornamental species from eastern Australia, this plant will produce pale yellow flowers in the spring. It can survive rather harsh conditions with little rainfall.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Weeping boree

Origin

E. Australia

Interest and use

Ornamental, raw materials. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightAny
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Medium, Low salinity, Poor quality
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 20C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 30C.

Propagation

Propagate by seed in the spring. Soak them in warm water until swollen first. Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite, scale insects and mealy bug.

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