How to grow Acacia saligna

Acacia saligna growing tree or shrub of the genus Acacia also known as Port Jackson willow, Acacia saligna perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant and also as bonsai, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-11.

Leaves color green in linear shape, the branch are weeping.

Acacia saligna flower

Flower color yellow in pompom shape.

Pods when young have bad smell.

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How to grow Acacia saligna growing and care:

Sandy soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Highly invasive, stabilization of sand

Planting season:
All the year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
2-8m, 6-24 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers in pompom shape, the flowers grow in the sun and less in the inner part (very crowded)

Scientific name:

Acacia saligna

How to grow Acacia saligna

Acacia saligna tree

Growing Acacia saligna tree

Acacia saligna flowers

Acacia saligna blooming

Acacia saligna plant

Acacia saligna


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Bonsai
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9