Botanical Name: Acacia stenophylla
 Common Name: Shoestring Acacia
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

Winter, Spring, Fall

 

Leaf Color

Grey Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Clay

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Fall

 

Location Uses

Parking Strip, Patio, Parking Lot, Street Tree, Swimming Pool, Walls / Fences, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Screen, Mass Planting, Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Open evergreen tree grows to 30' x 20', with wispy habit. Greyish leaves unusual being under 1/4" wide but over 18" long. Showy creamy-yellow flowers borne in small globular clusters against stems fall through winter. Tall screning tree. Very drought tolerant when established. Avoid overwatering. Native to Austrailan.
Frost tolerant to 18 F.