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Shoestring Acacia
Scientific Name: Acacia stenophylla A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Synonym: Racosperma stenophyllum
Family: Fabaceae
Shoestring Acacia (Acacia  stenophylla) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-24
USDA: 9-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-7C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun, tolerates reflected sun

Origin: Australia

Growth Habits: Large shrub or tree, with a weeping habit, up to 20 to 25 feet tall (6-7.5 m) or more, 20 feet spread (6 m)

Watering Needs: Little water in Phoenix when established, very drought tolerant, no water in most other places

Propagation: Seeds

The common name for this Acacia comes from the shape of its 8-12 inches long (20-30 cm) leaves (phyllodes).

Blooming Habits:
The Shoestring Acacia bears clusters of inconspicuous creamy balls in late winter.

Fruiting Habits:

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