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Acacia is a large genus containing over 1000 shrubs and tree species from the Fabaceae family. Some species are native to island locations such as Madagascar and Reunion island. Twelve are native to Asia and the remaining majority (over 900) native to Australasia. They are grown for their small flowers with a sweet scent and also have attractive foliage.
How to propagate Acacia
Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Special features of Acacia
Other uses of Acacia
Tiny flowers composed of massed stamens, and for their foliage.
Deciduous (leaf dropping) trees often have amazing fall colour.Explore all