• Weeping Acacia

Acacia pendula

 

Acacia pendula

Acacia pendula

Common Name: Weeping Acacia

Growth Habit: small weeping tree to 25-30’ tall and 10-15’ wide with pendulant branches

Cultural Requirements: small weeping tree to 25-30’ tall and 10-15’ wide with pendulant branches

Features/Uses: Weeping acacias prefer well-drained soils. Once established, they do not require very much supplemental watering. They should be planted in full sun or at least partial shade.

Bloom Time: They are striking specimen trees with their long, thin grey foliage although they only rarely bloom.

Where in the Garden: North east of the admissions building

 


Photos: Rachel Cobb and Sally Sandler