Acacia gerrardii '~Species'

Red Thorn, Grey Haired Acacia

Family: Fabaceae Pea


Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Year 'round
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Screen
Height 15' to 45' / 4.60m to 13.80m
Spread 15' to 20' / 4.60m to 6.00m
Growth rate Slow
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 Oval, rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive