Botanical Name: Acacia stenophylla
 Common Name: Shoestring Acacia, Dalby Myall
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

12-25', 25-40'


Flower Color

Yellow, White


Flower Season

Winter, Spring, Fall


Leaf Color

Grey Green, Grey


Bark Color


Fruit Color

Brown, Green


Fruit Season






Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH

Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Wild Garden


Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Foliage


Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Fall


Location Uses

Parking Strip, Parking Lot, Street Tree, Walls / Fences, With Rocks


Special Uses

Screen, Mass Planting, Shade Tree


Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

This plant is a fast growing, tough, open evergreen tree 15'-40' tall, with a wispy, picturesque habit. It has showy, creamy yellow flowers borne in small globular clusters against stems from late winter through spring. It tolerates heavy soils and innundation. It is very drought tolerant when established and hardy to at least 20'. It is somewhat Texas Root Rot prone but is tolerant and tough, good in groves and of Australian origin. Avail. in 5G., 15G., 24" Box, 36" Box
Tolerates 18f stenos=narrow