A small to medium tree, and long lived for a wattle. It grows in an upright or spreading shape, with blue green and hairy leaves. It flowers in spring with rod shaped bright yellow flowers. It is an adaptable plant, suiting most soil types including alkaline. Growing from 5 to 8 metres high and wide, and can grow to 16 metres in the right conditions. Drought and frost tolerant. The leaves are toxic to livestock.
|Scientific Name:||Acacia binerva|
|Other Common Names:||Coast Myall|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large tree|
|Height:||5 ~ 8 metres|
|Width:||5 ~ 8 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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