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Blue-Leaf Wattle

 

This very hardy small evergreen tree has sickle-shaped, blue-green leaves and golden-yellow flowers in late-winter to spring. Drought tolerant and fast growing, this Acacia is a good choice for erosion control or windbreaks.

Acacia saligna (A. cyanophylla)

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 6- 12"

Leaf shape : Narrow, sickle-shaped

Leaf color : Blue-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Globular clusters

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 15-20 ft.

Average size maturity height : 12-30 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes