Acacia melanoxylon

Blackwood

This Australian native that is indigenous to Victoria and Tasmania that will grow to about 12-15m. It has dark brown wood that is deeply furrowed wood. This is a hardy shade tree that produces masses of pale yellow flowers in clusters from late winter to early spring adding great colour in the winter months.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
30cm/14L 1.0-1.2m In production
40cm/27L 1.6-1.8m Available now
50cm/52L 2.0-2.4m Available now
Common Name Blackwood
Foliage Evergreen 272
Form Oval 118
Mature Size 12-15 x 5m
Family Mimosaceae 10
Genus Acacia 12
Species Melanoxylon 1
Uses
Acacia melanoxylon is a strong timber tree suitable for large areas such as playgrounds and parks. It is able to grow as tall as 30m in protected areas but is generally smaller, around the 15m mark, in more exposed and open conditions.
Position & Soil
Grows best in a rich soil in a moist sheltered position. Prefers a moist well drained soil with lots of organic matter. Does not like compacted soils.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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