Acacia is a genus of shrubs and trees belonging to the subfamily Mimosoideae of the family Fabaceae.
A small to medium-sized tree which is often multi-stemmed. The thorns are hooked, about 6 cm long, in pairs at the nodes. The leaves are not large, with a raised gland near the base. It flowers in axillary spikes, white in summer, before or with the new leaves. The pods are straight, more or less oblong and leathery. It is an useful for hedging/screening. It is a drought resistant and it should be planted in sun. Frost tender.
USDA Climate Zone - 10
Season to Sow - Spring
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