Sweet Acacia | Drought Tolerant Trees
The Sweet Acacia (Acacia farnesiana) is ideal for patio or side applications where larger trees won’t fit, the Sweet Acacia performs very well in a variety of environments due to its smaller size. This tree is easily recognized by its “sweet” smelling golden colored blooms which appear in Spring, but stay with the tree much longer than most other blooms.
Moist to dry soil; well drained
Full sun to partial shade
24-36 inches per season
Spring or Winter
Showy, fragrant, orange or yellow
Winter or Summer
Large brown pod
Pest & Disease
Susceptible to Caterpillars, Root Rot
To learn more about creating a water wise landscape, check out our complete list of the best drought tolerant and drought resistant trees for North County San Diego. You can also contact our Certified Arborist to ask a question!
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