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Catclaw Acacia Facts: What Is A Catclaw Acacia Tree

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Looking for a small tree or large shrub that grows primarily along streambanks and washes, and in chaparral? Learn about catclaw acacia here.

Wood From Acacia Trees: What Is Acacia Wood Used For

By Amy Grant

Wood from acacia trees has been used by the Aboriginal people of Australia for centuries and is still in use. What is acacia wood used for? Acacia wood has many uses. The following article contains information on acacia wood uses and more.

What Is A Bailey Acacia Tree – Tips For Growing A Bailey Acacia Tree

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The Bailey acacia tree produces many pods filled with seed. It is a nitrogen fixing member of the pea family and can help improve soil. Here are some tips on growing a Bailey acacia so you can harness its benefits for your landscape and home.

Acacia Winter Care: Can You Grow Acacias In Winter

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Can you grow acacias in winter? The answer depends on your growing zone and the type of acacia you hope to grow. Learn more about hardy acacias and cold weather in this article. Click here for additional information.

Propagating Acacia Trees – Learn How To Grow New Acacia Trees

By Liz Baessler

While there is a lot of variety within the genus, acacias tend to be attractive, with beautiful yellow or white flowers and, in some cases, impressive thorns. But what do you do if you want more acacias in your life? Click here to learn more about acacia reproduction.

Knifeleaf Tree Care – Learn How To Grow Knifeleaf Acacia Trees

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Acacias are one of the wonders of the savannah. In Australia, these magnificent plants are called "wattle" and Knifeleaf acacia trees are an outstanding example of native flora. Some background on the tree, found here, will help you decide if the plant is right for your landscape.

Acacia Koa Information And Care: Where Do Acacia Koa Trees Grow

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Growing a koa tree should only be attempted where the conditions are right, namely those of Hawaii, its native area. These are beautiful shade trees that do best in their natural habitat but can be grown to a shorter lifespan and smaller size. Click here for more info.

Guajillo Acacia Info – Tips For Growing A Texas Acacia Shrub Or Tree

By Mary Ellen Ellis

The guajillo acacia shrub is drought-tolerant and native to Texas, Arizona, and the rest of the Southwest. It is a great choice in landscapes and gardens for ornamental purposes and to screen areas or attract pollinators. Learn more about it in this article.

What Is Acacia Gum: Acacia Gum Uses And History

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You may have seen the words "acacia gum" on some of your food labels. Where does acacia gum come from? Trees found in tropical Africa. Acacia gum has a long history of natural use and is now easy to find in natural health stores around the world. Click here for more info.

Acacia Plant Types: How Many Varieties Of Acacia Tree Are There

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Known as wattle in Australia, there are about 160 different varieties of Acacia, most with fine, feathery leaves and beautiful floral displays. We'll go over the different Acacia trees that are most popular, so you can decide which is right for your landscape. Learn more here.

Acacia Cutting Propagation – Learn How To Root Acacia Cuttings

By Teo Spengler

Acacia cutting propagation isn't very difficult. But if you want to start growing acacia plants from cuttings, there are a few important points to keep in mind. For information on how to root acacia cuttings and tips on how to plant acacia cuttings, this article will help.

How To Plant Acacia Seeds – Tips For Sowing Acacia Seeds

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Acacias require a few tricks to get seed to germinate. In the wild, fire promotes seed germination, but the home gardener can use other methods to crack the hard shells. Growing acacia from seed, once pre-treated, is then a simple process. Learn more here.

How To Prune Acacias – Tips For Trimming An Acacia Tree

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Acacia is actually very easy to grow, but the thorns can be a problem, especially when it comes to acacia pruning. The most important time for pruning is when the tree is still young. For more tips on trimming acacia trees, click the following article.

Acacia Tree Care: Information About Acacia Tree Types

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Acacias are graceful trees that grow in warm climates such as Hawaii, Mexico and the southwestern United States. Read this article to get information on common types of acacia trees and their care. Click here to learn more.

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