Acacia auriculiformis, commonly known as auri, earleaf acacia, earpod wattle is a fast-growing, crooked, gnarly tree in the family Fabaceae.
Earleaf Acacia is an evergreen, unarmed tree to 15 m (50 ft) tall, with compact spread, often multi-stemmed; young growth glaucous. Leaves alternate, simple, reduced to phyllodes (flattened leaf stalks), these blade-like, slightly curved, 5-8 in long.
||Auri, earleaf acacia, earpod wattle
||30 to 50 feet
||December to January
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
- Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil
- Drainage is important; do not place where roots will sit in water
- Leaves develop the best flavor in full sun
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
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
||32-34 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Acacia auriculiformis special feature
Used for the cultivation of the lac insect in India. This plant is native to southeast Asia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinia and Australia.
Acacia auriculiformis uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose