Acacia Species Seeds
Acacia angustissima (Prairie acacia). A perennial, deciduous, shrub or tree in the Fabaceae family native to Central America and the United States. It is also found in South America, India and Pakistan. Approx. 2,350 seeds per oz.
Acacia arabica. Important source of Tanbark which is a substitute for Gum Arabic. 2700 seeds per pound.
Acacia baileyana (Golden Wattle)
Acacia berlandieri (Guajillo). Tolerates heat, frost hardy, evergreen in mild winters. Chihuahuan desert native. Shrub or small tree. Grows to 15' tall and 10' wide. Drought hardy, needs good drainage. Approx. 75 seeds per oz.
Acacia constricta (White thorn acacia). Full sun, hardy to 15°F. Southwestern USA native. Large shrub or small tree, spreading, 8 to 15' tall. Little or no water once established. 1400 seeds per oz.
Acacia cyclops (Coastal Wattle)
Acacia decurrens (Green wattle). Sunset: 8-9,14-24 USDA: 9-11. Young trees are frost tender. Full sun. Evergreen tree, fast growing to 30 - 50' tall. Low water, needs good drainage. Origin: Australia (New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania). Propagation: Seeds (better results with hot water treatment). 32,000 seeds per lb.
Acacia decurrens mollis
Acacia graffiana (1100 seeds per oz)
Acacia greggii (Cat claw acacia). Tolerates reflected heat. Hardy to 0°F. Southwestern USA native. Deciduous, large shrub or small tree, fast growing from 8 to 20' tall. Drought tolerant, looks better with occasional watering. 270 seeds per oz.
Acacia latifolia (1500 seeds per oz.)
Acacia mangium (Brown Salwood)
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood acacia). Sunset: 8-9,13-24; USDA: 9b-11. Full sun. Fast growing, up to 40' tall and wide, rounded crown; dark green leaves. Drought tolerant, needs good drainage. Origin: Southeastern Australia. 31000 seeds per pound.
Acacia podalyrifolia (Pearl Acacia) 800 seeds per oz.
Acacia redolens. Standard form, taller than the Acacia redolens prostata. Used as a groundcover, good on slopes. Full sun, sprawling shrub evergreen 2-5' tall; 6-12' wide. Fast growth rate. Small yellow flowers. Woody trunks. Drought, heat tolerant. Hardy to 20°F or lower. Native to Australia. Approx. 3500 seeds per oz. (approx. 130 seeds per gram)
Acacia redolens prostrata (Prostrate Acacia). Seeds collected from a very prostate form of the Acacia redolens. Used as a groundcover, good on slopes. Full sun, sprawling shrub evergreen up to 2' tall; 6-12' wide. Fast growth rate. Small yellow flowers. Woody trunks. Drought, heat tolerant. Hardy to 20°F or lower. Native to Australia. Approx. 3500 seeds per oz.
Acacia salicina (Willow acacia). Single or multi-stemmed tree. Grows rapidly from 20-40' tall, 10-20' wide. Leaves form narrow strips. Branches weep. Hardy to 20° F. Australian native. 750 seeds per oz.
Acacia saligna Syn: Acacia cyanophylla (Blue leaf wattle/orange wattle). Single or multi-stemmed tree can be grown as a shrub. Grows to 15 -25' high; 10-20' wide. Semi-evergreen. Hardy to 20° F. Australian native. 1500 seeds per oz.
Acacia smallii (Sweet acacia). Heat tolerant tree. Matures to 15' - 30' tall; 15 - 20' wide. Semi-Deciduous. Fragrant flowers. Rapid growth with regular watering. Hardy to 15° F. 450 seeds per oz.
Acacia stenophylla (Shoestring acacia). Heat tolerant tree. Matures to 20' - 25' tall; 15 - 20' wide. Drought tolerant, little water once established. Weeping branches. Hardy to 20 F. Australian native. 360 seeds per oz.
Acacia willardiana (Palo blanco). Graceful small tree 15 to 20' tall; 10 to 15' wide. Hardy to 23° F. Peeling bark reveals smooth white inner bark. Little water once established. Native to Mexico (Sonora). Approx. 440 seeds per oz.