Acacia glaucocarpa – Feathery Wattle

Acacia glaucocarpa makes a wonderful low maintenance ornamental plant, but needs good pruning each year to keep it in line. The Feathery Wattle has attractive foliage, and displays a mass of flowers in autumn. Prefers a warm climate as it is not very tolerant of frost; grows best in inland, tropical and sub-tropical zones. This Acacia is also tolerant of greywater.

Scientific Name:Acacia glaucocarpa
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Wattle
Other Common Names:Feathery Wattle
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 7 metres
Width:2 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny
Planting Season:All year
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Not frost tolerant
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Seed eating birds, Butterflies

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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