Acacia elata
CEDAR WATTLE, PEPPER TREE WATTLE
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
20m
Plant habit
 
12m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in cream

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: dark green; cream-bronze new leaves
 
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Acacia elata
CEDAR WATTLE, PEPPER TREE WATTLE
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
20m
Plant habit
 
12m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in cream

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: dark green; cream-bronze new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, coastal, cottage & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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