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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.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Oval
   
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.    
Features    
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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