tree, shrub

Acacia cultriformis | Knife Acacia, Knife-leaf Wattle

A sprawling shrub that can be trained to become a small tree, Knife Acacia has distinctive triangular-shaped leaves. Yellow to cream, puffball flowers are profuse in early to midspring. Makes a good barrier or screen. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, reflected sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: moderate, fast

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring