Whitehorse City Council

Acacia implexa – Lightwood

Acacia implexa

Acacia implexa (or Lightwood) is a vigorous, long-lived, fast to moderately fast growing tall shrub or small tree with an open, narrow-domed crown. Pale creamy-yellow flowers. Pods are narrow becoming coiled.

Evergreen/deciduous: evergreen
Maintenance: medium
Pest and disease: low
Height: 5m-12m
Growth rate: fast
Canopy density: medium
Origin: indigenous to the City of Whitehorse
Drought tolerances: moderate
Water-logging tolerances: medium
Wind tolerances: high
Frost tolerances: high