Silver Wattle Acacia Tree
One of the most cold hardy Acacias, Silver Wattle Acacia Tree is a gorgeous and fast growing evergreen tree that can reach up to 30 feet tall when mature. Flowers emerge in January through February and cover the tree in yellow blossoms that the bees adore! As a member of the pea family the Silver Wattle is an excellent nitrogen fixing tree for large scale fertility building and is grown as an ornamental by acacia lovers in temperate climates all over the world. In certain climates it can be a bit invasive so be careful where you plant it! Has proven hardy here in Portland though will have some top die back in particularly harsh winters.
Latin Name: Acacia dealbata
Site and Soil: Full sun in a variety of soils
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to 10F
Size at Maturity: 30’H x 25’W
Bloom Time: January-April
Pests & Diseases: Not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 8
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed