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About Acacia Auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis, commonly known as auri, earleaf acacia, earpod wattle, northern black wattle, Papuan wattle, and tan wattle, akashmoni in Bengali, is a fast-growing, crooked, gnarly tree in the family Fabaceae. It is native to Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. It grows up to 30m tall.

Acacia auriculiformis has about 47 000 seeds/kgAcacia auriculiformis is an evergreen tree that grows between to 15to 30 m ta

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Acacia auriculiformis ,auri, earleaf acacia, earpod wattle, northern black wattle, Papuan wattle, and tan wattle
Maximum Reachable Height plant height will be 0.5 to 3ft.
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time May, June, July
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Deadhead to prolong flowering. Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly. Zinnias will die with the first frost.

Acacia Auriculiformis care

Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 40 F(4.4 C)
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Acacia Auriculiformis special feature

This plant is raised as an ornamental plant, as a shade tree and it is also raised on plantations for fuelwood throughout southeast Asia, Oceania and in Sudan. Its wood is good for making paper, furniture and tools. It contains tannin useful in animal hide tanning. In India, its wood and charcoal are widely used for fuel. Gum from the tree is sold commercially, but it is said not to be as useful as gum arabic.

Acacia Auriculiformis uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Acacia a flowering plant?

Yes, Acacia is a flowering plant that has small creamy white, pale yellow or bright yellow.

What is Acacia plant?

Acacia is commonly known as the wattles or acacias. They often have many small oval leaves along with their leaflets. This gives them the appearance of a double-sided comb. These leaflets attach to the main stem by a leaf stalk called a leaf petiole.

How to plant Acacia seeds?

To grow Acacia plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot with having a 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

When to plant Acacia trees?

You can plant Acacia tree in the fall(sep-nov) or spring season(Feb-march).

How to look after Acacia plant?

They often have many small oval leaves along with their leaflets. This gives them the appearance of a double-sided comb. These leaflets attach to the main stem by a leaf stalk called a leaf petiole. The foliage is typically bright green or bluish-green and the small blooms may be creamy white, pale yellow or bright yellow.

How to grow Acacia seeds?

You can grow Acacia seed in the pot as well as in-ground. Consider the following points to Acacia seeds. 1. Pot size up to 7 upper diameter inch with a drainage hole. 2.Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 4. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 5. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 6. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Where to plant Acacia?

You can plant Acacia outdoor where it will get 4-6 hrs of direct sunlight.

Is Acacia a desert plant?

Yes, Acasia is a desert plant.

Is Acacia a medicinal plant?

Yes, as per the published research Acacia is a medicinal plant.

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