Plant Profile: Mimosa (Acacia Dealbata)

Acacia dealbata (also commonly known as mimosa) is a species of Acacia, native to southeastern Australia in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and the Australian Capital Territory and widely introduced in Mediterranean, warm temperate, and highland tropical landscapes 

 Acacia is from the pea family, they have a sharp sweet fragrance, available in the color yellow.

The flowers are tiny petal-less and in globular clusters. Numerous stamens give a typically fluffy appearance.

Acacia is sensitive to ethylene gas and should be kept away

from mature fruit and vegetables, dying flowers and excess heat.

Mimosa isolated on white background