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Acacia pendula, Weeping Myall, Silver-leaf Boree

Acacia pendula

Weeping Myall, Silver-leaf Boree
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The tree has many desirable properties in areas of low rainfall since it is drought tolerant. It is also frost tolerant and will grow in heavy clay soils. It is useful as a shelter-tree or as a windbreak and attracts native birds, particularly parrots who use the seeds as a food source.

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