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Acacia stenophylla (Shoestring Acacia)

Acacia stenophylla
Shoestring Acacia

This fast-growing, thornless evergreen Australian tree produces long, willowy phyllodes that resemble shoestrings dangling in the wind. Creamy white puffball flowers are produced in early spring, followed by long bean-like pods. This plant is extremely drought tolerant and thrives in full sun and reflected heat. It produces quite a bit of litter and has a tendency to reseed if moisture is available.

Plant Type Tree
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 20'-30' (ft)
Spread 10'-20' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen
Attracts Birds, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Hedges and Screens, Mass Planting, Specimen
Tolerance Heat
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained, Poorly Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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