Acacia vestita

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Acacia vestita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: A. vestita
Binomial name
Acacia vestita
Ker Gawl.

Acacia vestita, with common names Weeping Boree, Weeping Acacia, and Hairy Wattle, is a shrub and small tree native to New South Wales, Australia. [1][2]

Description

Acacia vestita grows to about 3 metres (9.8 ft) tall and 3m in diameter. It flowers from about August to October. It can be propagated by seed, whereby it may be first soaked in hot water to permeate the hard seed coating before planting.[3]

Gardens

Acacia vestita is grown in the horticulture industry as a small multi-trunk tree for gardens, and is popular in California for drought tolerant landscaping.

References

  1. "Acacia vestita Ker Gawl". Botanic Gardens Trust. PlantNET. Archived from the original on 4 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  2. "Wattle Horticulture". Wattle Day Association. Archived from the original on 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  3. Australian National Botanic Gardens
      
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