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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Requirements for 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 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

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