Native to Central and South America, mimosa bush is a rounded shrub or small tree. Mimosa bush can be confused with the declared weeds mesquite and prickly acacia.
Mimosa bush is not a declared pest plant under Queensland legislation.
|Scientific name||Acacia farnesiana synonym Vachellia farnesiana|
The best form of weed control is prevention. Treat weed infestations when they are small - do not allow weeds to establish.
Basal bark spray
Cut stump treatment
See the mimosa bush fact sheet (PDF, 208KB) for herbicide control and application rates.