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Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
Scientific Name: Acacia pendula Boree
Family: Fabaceae
Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia (Acacia pendula)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13-24
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 15F (-9C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria), in river floodplains

Growth Habits: Slow growing evergreen tree, up to 40 feet tall (12 m), 20 feet spread (6 m); narrow blue-gray lanceolate leaves

Watering Needs: Little to moderate, should not be overwatered

Propagation: Seeds

In desert climates, the acacia pendula is a good substitute for the water loving weeping willow. Its wood smells like violets.
Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia (Acacia pendula)

Cultural Practices:
The weeping myall prefers a slightly fertile well drained soil.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow 0.25 inches wide (0.6 cm) puffballs in summer and autumn.

Dip seeds in very hot water and let them stand overnight before sowing. Alternatively, the seeds scarify the seeds by rubbing them against sand paper to remove the waterproof coat.

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