Trees and shrubs

Acacia ball: planting, pruning, maintenance

The ball acacia is a very beautiful ornamental tree.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Robinia pseudoacacia Umbraculifera
Family : Fabaceae

: 6 to 8 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary
Feature : Ornamental tree in a garden

: Easy -Foliage : Obsolete

Planting, pruning and maintenance, find our advice to have a beautiful acacia ball.

Planting acacia ball

It is best planted in the fall to promote rooting.
Purchased in a container or in a pot, it can be planted easily in the spring.

Preferably choose a sunny spot and avoid planting it too close to the house or even to another tree because it is when it is clear that it is the most beautiful.

  • Find all our tips for planting a ball acacia.

Pruning acacia ball

No size is essential.

If you want to reduce the branches, prune it during the vegetative rest from November to March while keeping the beautiful rounded shape of the tree.

Good to know about the acacia ball

The Acacia ball in isolation or in alignment is recommended to highlight its beautiful green and particularly dense foliage.
Its “silhouette” in the shape of a ball that its top systematically takes on allows a beautiful opacity.

Its measured size (6 to 8 m) allows it to be planted in small-area gardens.

Tip about acacia ball

A mulching at the foot of the tree enhances it, prevents the growth of weeds and protects its roots.

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