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Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
Scientific Name: Acacia pendula Boree
Synonym:
Family: Fabaceae
Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia (Acacia  pendula) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13-24
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 15F (-9C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria), in river floodplains

Growth Habits: Slow growing evergreen tree, up to 40 feet tall (12 m), 20 feet spread (6 m); narrow blue-gray lanceolate leaves

Watering Needs: Little to moderate, should not be overwatered

Propagation: Seeds


In desert climates, the acacia pendula is a good substitute for the water loving weeping willow. Its wood smells like violets.

Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia (Acacia  pendula)

Cultural Practices:
The weeping myall prefers a slightly fertile well drained soil.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow 0.25 inches wide (0.6 cm) puffballs in summer and autumn.

Fruiting Habits:

Propagation:
Dip seeds in very hot water and let them stand overnight before sowing. Alternatively, the seeds scarify the seeds by rubbing them against sand paper to remove the waterproof coat.


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