Botanical Name: Acacia visco
 Common Name: Fern Acacia
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

12-25'

 

Flower Color

Yellow, White

 

Flower Season

Spring

 

Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

Multi-trunk Tree, Silhouette, Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring

 

Location Uses

Background, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Street Tree, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Screen, Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: George Hull MSN

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

This is a moderately fast grower. It is a rounded, winter deciduous tree with lacy feathery leaves. The flowers are typical Acacia flowers with white puff balls of stamens about 1/2" in diameter and can appear spring through summer. It is native to Ethiopia. It is cold deciduous loosing its leaves when temperatures are in the high 20's.
Hardy to 18 F.