Acacia microcarpa/Manna Wattle

Acacia microcarpa / Acacia microcarpa
Foliage and developing flower buds
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Foliage and developing flower buds

Long, narrow leaves and developing floral buds

A large spreading specimen shrub at the Los Angeles Botanical Garden

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Scientific Name: Acacia microcarpa
Common Name: Manna Wattle
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Erect to spreading shrub that produces bright yellow flowers and long narrow leaves. Tolerant of dry conditions once well established. Produces curved to twisted seed pods that open and release papery seeds.