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Palo Blanco, Willard's Acacia
Scientific Name: Acacia willardiana Rose
Family: Fabaceae
Palo Blanco, Willard's Acacia (Acacia willardiana)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12-24
USDA: 9b-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 23F (-5C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Sonora)

Growth Habits: Graceful small tree to 15 to 20 feet tall (4.5-6 m), 10 to 15 feet spread (3-4.5 m); peeling bark revealing the white inner bark; very small leaves at the end of elongated petioles

Watering Needs: Little water in Phoenix when established, no water in most other places

Propagation: Seeds

Palo Blanco, Willard's Acacia (Acacia willardiana)

Blooming Habits:
Creamy rods, 1.25 to 2.5 inches long (3 to 6 cm) in mid to late spring.

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