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A picture of a Acacia podalyriifolia

Acacia podalyriifolia

Acacia podalyriifolia

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

4m

1m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Acacia podalyriifolia Overview

This tree is from Southern Australia it can grow 6m tall and 3m wide, but it is rather short lived. It will produce racemes of fragrant golden yellow flowers which will appear in winter or early spring. The silvery phyllodes are rounded, with a soft, felt-like texture.

Common problems with Acacia podalyriifolia

How to propagate Acacia podalyriifolia

Cuttings

Seed, heel cuttings (semi-ripe cuttings).

Seed

Other uses of Acacia podalyriifolia

Grown as an ornamental. The flowers are also edible and are used in fritters. A yellow dye can also be made from the flowers. Fixes nitrogen (like all Acacia).