Acacia aphylla – Leafless Rock Wattle

This shrubby Acacia has a beautiful, complex structure of branches; the name ‘aphylla’ means ‘without leaves’. It is native to the area around Perth, and loves an extremely well-drained soil. It can grow in full or part sun.
Conservation status listed as “Threatened Flora”.

Scientific Name:Acacia aphylla
Common Name:Wattle
Other Common Names:Rock Wattle, Reindeer Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:2 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Semi-arid, Arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Attractive foliage, Wow factor
Special Uses:Fast growing



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants