Acacia melanoxylon

Acacia melanoxylon or Blackwood is an attractive feature tree or shade tree as well as being a pioneer plant for rainforest areas in the cooler climates and windbreak plantings. Longed lived and revered for its beautiful timber and firewood properties. Producing creamy yellow flowers in late winter/spring. Attracts birds, bees, butterflies, and insects.

The seed can be ground and eaten. 

Frost Tolerance   
Size  H:  5-15m      W:3-10m
Plant Type Large shrub, medium tree