Acacia chinchillensis – Chinchilla Wattle

A highly ornamental and fast growing Acacia, growing to a dwarf or small shrub. This species grows well in cultivation, and makes a good container plant as well. To promote a dense habit, prune the plant after flowering.
Acacia chinchillensis needs well drained soil and a position in the sun or half-shade.
Flowers from mid to late winter through to early spring.
If planting in clay soil, make a raised bed for improved drainage.

Scientific Name:Acacia chinchillensis
Common Name:Wattle
Other Common Names:Chinchilla Wattle
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants