Acacia dealbata | Silver Wattle | 10_Seeds

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These seeds were collected from Acacia dealbata, also known as Silver Wattle. This tree likes to live in the full sun where can grow up to 30 feet high, and sports beautiful and fragrant yellow flowers from late winter through the middle of the spring. The flowers can be cooked and eaten and are normally used to make fritters, and the gum from the trunk can be eaten. You can make a yellow dye from the flowers and a green dye from the seed pods. Acacia in general are larval host plants for the Forbes Silkmoth, Sphingicampa albolineata, Chinati sheepmoth, and Lebeaus rothschildia moth. They are also a larval hosts for the Mexican Yellow, Common Lascar, and Outis Skipper butterflies. They are also food for the Gray Ministreak butterfly.USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.