Samiksha Jaiswal

Acacia schinoides

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Scientific name  Acacia schinoides
Order  Fabales
Genus  Acacia
Rank  Species
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Similar  Acacia prominens, Acacia beauverdiana, Acacia beckleri, Acacia blayana, Acacia trachyphloia

Acacia schinoides is a shrub or tree indigenous to Australia. It has also been introduced into Kenya and Zimbabwe and it is cultivated there. A common name for the plant in Australia is green cedar wattle.

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Description

Acacia schinoides grows to a height of 2–10 m. In summer it bears cream-colored, ball-shaped flowers. It is a, "Fast-growing tree in well-composted soil."

Uses

The shrub makes a good garden hedge.

Natural growing conditions

Acacia schinoides can withstand frosts as low as −7 °C. It does well in both shade and sun.

References

Acacia schinoides Wikipedia


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