Acacia congesta – Wattle

Also known as Acacia cliftoniana, Acacia congesta is a prostrate, dome-shaped shrub. This species flowers in profusion, and is great as an ornamental. Native to south-western WA, it makes a useful ground-cover for planting on embankments.

Scientific Name:Acacia congesta
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.5 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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