Albizia or Cape Wattle
Albizia lopantha (syn. Paraserianthes lopantha)
Leguminous, fast-growing evergreen small tree 4-8 m, although occasionally they can grow taller. Useful as a windbreak, shelter tree, soil conditioner (nitrogen-fixing) and stock feed. Attracts ladybirds into garden for aphid control. Fire retardant. Under-storey plant in the forests of the south-west. Yellow, cream or green flowers.