Acacia implexa

Hickory Wattle, Lightwood

An upright small to medium tree that is native to Australia. It has similar wood to Acacia melanoxylon when young but Implexa flowers in summer. A drought tolerant upright small tree with an open crown, long slender green leaves and pale yellow flowers in Summertime.

  • Family: Mimosaceae
  • Common Name: Hickory Wattle, Lightwood
  • Mature Size (h x w): 8 x 7m
  • Form: Oval
  • Genus: Acacia

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This is a great tree for coastal plantings and gardens in full sun. Can tolerate road pollution so it suits roadways and car parks where this can be an issue.

Position & Soil

Likes a well-drained soil in a sunny position. Can tolerate a range of conditions which makes it a good street tree. Can handle dry and wet soils.


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These trees are tolerant of the typically sandy conditions associated with living along the coast.
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This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
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This selection of trees are indigenous to Australia and unique to our climatic conditions. Most of the trees we grow are suitable for the south eastern parts of Australia.
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