Common Name: BLACKWOOD
Size: NT Premium
Habitat: Riparian Community
Description: Acacia melanoxylon is found in cool and wet upland regions. It grows best in deep, moist and fertile soils, but grows also on sandy and alluvial soils, and in wet nearly swampy places. This evergreen tree has dark, grey-green leaves and creamy yellow flowers from July to October. Features a dense canopy that provides excellent shade and shelter and habitat reinforcement / extension. Can be used under powerlines and on nature strips but will require formative pruning to develop a single trunk.
Pot size: 50mm Native Tube
Position: Moderate to high rainfall
Uses: Good ornamental attributes or shelterbelt or shade for stock