Acacia pendula

Weeping Acacia

These lushly flowering trees and multi-trunked large shrubs are known as 'wattles' in Australia. Grown only in mild winter areas, they thrive in most soils and are drought-tolerant once established. Most have small, round, fluffy flowers that are grouped in clusters, bloom early in the year, and attract birds. They grow quickly, and live only 20 to 30 years. Water deeply and infrequently to encourage deep rooting. Prune to thin and prevent wind damage. Remove bare branches at the trunk. Prone to the pest Acacia psyllid.
Acacia pendula, Weeping Acacia
Grown primarily for its weeping form and foliage, this tree has finely textured bluish gray leaves. Small yellow flowers appear sporadically in mid-spring. Espalier plants for a beautiful effect.

Attributes - Acacia pendula

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 15 ft. to 25 ft.

Width: 15 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates.

Related Plants

Acacia baileyana, Acacia baileyana purpurea, Acacia cavenia, Acacia cultriformis
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