Early black wattle, Green wattle
Acacia decurrens is a medium sized tree to 46' with dark green, ferny foliage. In late winter and early spring, fragrant yellow, ball-shaped flowers appear. This Acacia species is native to the Blue Mountains area of New South Wales and in ACT. It is commonly found on shale outcrops. It has naturalized in many parts of Australia, including Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania. It is commonly found associated with Eucalyptus forest and woodlands on heavy soils and is somewhat frost resistant. Larvae of the common imperial blue butterfly feed on this tree. Frost tolerant and hardy to 20 degrees F.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Medium sized tree to 46'|
|Culture||18" minimum annual rainfall|
|Native||New South Wales, ACT|
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