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Scientific Name: Acacia trachycarpa E.Pritz.)
Family: Fabaceae
Minnieritchie (Acacia  trachycarpa)
Acacia trachycarpa leaves and fruit at the Glendale Xeriscape Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia

Growth Habits: Evergreen small tree or shrub, 10 to 20 feet tall (3-6 m), 15 to 25 feet in spread (4.5-7.5 m); no thorns; green leaves

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water


Acacia trachycarpa shape at the Glendale Xeriscape Garden

Acacia trachycarpa bark at the Glendale Xeriscape Garden

Blooming Habits:
Bright yellow rods in winter and spring

Fruiting Habits:

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