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Tree Acacia implexa Hickory Wattle, Lightwood




Description 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.    
Mature Size 8 x 7m    
Uses 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.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.6-2.0m)
• 50cm/52L (2.0-2.4m)
Substitutes Acacia melanoxylon
Acer capillipes
Acer palmatum
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