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ACACIA melanoxylon

Commonly known as Australian blackwood, Blackwood acacia



Similar to A. longifolia but with pinnate young foliage
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£15.00 each

  • Evergreen - matt-green to greyish-green phyllodes (leaves) to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Cream - to pale yellow.
  • Height - 5-25m (15-80ft)
  • Spread - 4-12m (13-40ft)
  • Tree - or shrub with an erect to spreading habit and freely-branching angular stems. Produces flowers 1cm (½in) across in racemes 5-10cm (2-4in) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered site.
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass.
  • Place of Origin - Australia (South Australia, Queensland to Tasmania).
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
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5-25m (15-80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-12m (13-40ft)
 

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