Wattle - Black

Acacia melanoxylon

Flowers of Black Wattle Plants By Dinesh Valke [CC BY-SA 2.0] (Photo Credits)

This fast growing wattle has inconspicuous cream ball shaped flowers occuring in spring. A very hardy shade or shelter tree. Tolerant of most growing conditions. Good timber tree.
Other Names: Blackwattle Blackwood

$2.90

Specifications of Wattle - Black

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February

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Wattle - Black Reviews & Tips

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Rolf
15y ago

Bankstown, NSW, Australia

Acacia melanoxylon - Blackwattle

Has a triple F rating.Fast grower,Firewood and Fire retarder.refer to 'Grow what where,2750 plants'from local library

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