Botanical Name: Acacia pendula
 Common Name: Weeping Myall, Weeping Acacia
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

12-25', 25-40'


Flower Color



Flower Season



Leaf Color

Grey Green, Silver


Bark Color


Fruit Color



Fruit Season






Very Low, Low, Medium


Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained


Soil pH

Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Spanish


Accenting Features

Multi-trunk Tree, Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Shape


Seasonal Interest



Location Uses

Background, Patio, Street Tree, Swimming Pool, Walls / Fences


Special Uses

Shade Tree, Small Spaces


Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Weeping Acacia is a small evergreen tree with a rounded crown of drooping pendulous branches dangling all the way to the ground. Narrow lance-shaped leaves are blue gray. Flowers are typically lemon yellow puff balls appearing April to May. It is interesting as an espalier. This tree is very distinctive and variable. It can eventually reach about 40' tall by 25' wide. It is an Australian native. Do not overwater. Avail. in 15G
hardy to 20f