Acacia melanoxylon

Blackwood Acacia, Australia Acacia, Black Acacia

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Brown, yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Specimen, street tree
Height 15' to 80' / 4.60m to 24.40m
Spread 12' to 40' / 3.60m to 12.20m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive