How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Family Fabaceae (Pea family)
Acacia spp. can be short lived. They vary
in size depending on the species. Mostly they are classified as
large shrubs or small trees. Most species are evergreen and bloom
in January and February. All species have whitish to yellow or
*Some species are invasive weeds. Other types of plants may be better choices when planting.
Optimum conditions for growth
The climatic zone for Acacia varies by species;
most species are native to tropics or temperate zones. They prefer
full sun and survive best in well-drained soils with deep, infrequent
irrigation (every 7 to 14 days).
Flowering Acacia baileyana
Leaves and flowers of Acacia longifolia