Acacia saligna-Blue Leaf Wattle
This evergreen Australian tree grows quickly to 25' tall and
as wide. The narrow leaf-like phyllodes are blue-green,
sickle-shaped to 8" long.
This foliage often has a distinctly glaucous (bluish)
cast, especially in youth.
The habit is rounded & somewhat weeping, with flowers
that are dark golden-yellow, almost orange, produced heavily in
Acacia saligna is deep rooted and excellent for use
in erosion control and as a quick low growing windbreak.
It is quite drought tolerant when established and is
quite at home in full sun or part shade. It also tolerates wet,
heavy soil. Prune gradually to avoid producing heavy sucker
It is damaged below 20 degrees F.