Acacia visco

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Information by: George Hull MSN        Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

 

Description

This is a moderately fast grower. It is a rounded, winter deciduous tree with lacy feathery leaves. The flowers are typical Acacia flowers with white puff balls of stamens about 1/2" in diameter and can appear spring through summer. It is native to Ethiopia. It is cold deciduous loosing its leaves when temperatures are in the high 20's.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

12-25'

 

Flower Color

Yellow, White

 

Flower Season

Spring

 

Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

Multi-trunk Tree, Silhouette, Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring

 

Location Uses

Background, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Street Tree, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Screen, Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

Rainwater is very beneficial for your plants, and it's free.

You can harvest rain by contouring your yard with small berms, channels, or swales to direct water runoff to your plants.