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Willow Acacia, Australian Willow
Scientific Name: Acacia salicina Lindl.
Synonym: Racosperma salicinum
Family: Fabaceae
Willow Acacia, Australian Willow (Acacia  salicina) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-6C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia

Growth Habits: Shrub or tree, fast growing to 40 feet tall (12 m), 15 feet spread (4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Little water when established. Salt tolerant, but needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

Subject to wind damage, prune it to have a more open structure, less sensitive to wind. Limiting watering, also prevents it from becoming too top heavy.

Blooming Habits:
Abundant clusters of faintly fragrant creamy yellowish balls most of the year.

Fruiting Habits:

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