Acacia pendula. weeping myall

Family Mimosaceae
Description Small-medium tree often with pendulous branches and an even, rounded crown. Long lived.
Flowering Time Summer-autumn
Distribution & Botanical Details Click Here
Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Often occurs as the dominant species in riverine floodplain woodlands, hence the term "myall woodland".
Soil Types Generally on heavy soils with relatively high EC
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Vast areas of this vegetation type have been cleared for cropping and grazing. Now a priority species for ecological restoration across its range. Natural understorey dominated by chenopods but these have been grazed out of many remnant patches. Occurs but very rare in the Hunter Valley
Amenity / Ornamental Values A very elegant tree. Should be grown more widely.
Other Values Nitrogen fixer. Excellent fodder. Craft and fuel timber.
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average-high
Waterlogging average-high
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram contact us for details
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees 5-21
Direct Seeding easy