How to Grow Acacia farnesiana Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Sweet Acacia, Cassie


Leaves and flowers at Olowalu photograph by Forest and Kim Starr.

Acacia farnesiana

Sweet Acacia (Acacia farnesiana) photograph by Lalithamba.

Acacia farnesiana Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Acacia farnesiana
  • Common Name: Cassie, Sweet Acacia, Cassis
  • Growing Zone: USA: 9 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 180 to 260
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 180 to 300
  • Time of Bloom: Year-round
  • Flower Details: Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded, Spreading or horizontal, Vase

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Medium
  • Propagation: Seed
  • How to Prune:
  • Pests:
  • Diseases:

Further Information

Garden Plants Common Name Index

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