Acacia alcockii – Wattle

A low growing shrub with an open habit, native the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It has pale yellow ball flowers along the stems in spring and interesting bubbled seed pods. It grows on sandy soils, and needs good drainage. Best in a sunny spot.

Scientific Name:Acacia alcockii
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.3 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:1 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.