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Blackwood Acacia
Scientific Name: Acacia melanoxylon
Synonym:
Family: Fabaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-9,13-24
USDA: 9b-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southeastern Australia, in rainforest

Growth Habits: Small tree, fast growing, up to 40 feet tall and wide (12 m), 20 feet spread (6 m), rounded crown; dark green leaves, 2-4 inches long (5-10 cm)

Watering Needs: Drought tolerant, needs good drainage, doesn't like excess water

Propagation: Self sows


Some litters and branch that breaks easily make it less desirable close to a house or patio.

Blooming Habits:
Inconspicuous cream flowers in clusters.

Fruiting Habits:


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