Acacia farnesiana '~Species'

Sweet Acacia, Perfume Acacia, Huisache

Family: Fabaceae Pea


Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Year 'round
Water needs Dry to moist
Height 15' to 22' / 4.60m to 6.80m
Spread 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf, semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive, naturalizing