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Photo of Acacia pendulaAcacia pendula

Weeping Myall

Description: Pendulous tree to 10 m, usually upright, occasionally spreading, with grey, narrow phyllodes to 8 cm. Yellow ball-shaped flowers appear in spring.
Distribution: semi-arid areas of Qld, NSW, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Handsome foliage plant for dry areas. Needs full sun. Frost tolerance not fully tested. Often defoliated by processionary caterpillars.
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© Text derived from the Acacia sections of the 4th edition of Australian Native Plants by John Wrigley and Murray Fagg, published in 1996 by Reed Books Pty Ltd